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1. Situated or running side by side; parallel.
2. Coinciding in tendency or effect; concomitant or accompanying.
3. Serving to support or corroborate: collateral evidence.
4. Of a secondary nature; subordinate: collateral target damage from a bombing run.
5. Of, relating to, or guaranteed by a security pledged against the performance of an obligation: a collateral loan.
6. Having an ancestor in common but descended from a different line.
1. Property acceptable as security for a loan or other obligation.
2. A collateral relative.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin collaterālis : Latin com-, com- + Latin latus, later-, side.]

col·lat′er·al·ly adv.
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However, in cases in which a court needs personal jurisdiction over a non-party before it can bind it, that nonparty should be able to collaterally attack that jurisdiction, as long as he or she neither waived nor litigated the issue in the prior proceeding.
in all these essays is that such formulations and the reflections they condense involve deeply embedded if obscure registrations of early and ongoing transactions between an imperfectly constituted self and its objects; that these dealings inform the critical and creative power of poetic language generally; and collaterally, that Romanticism's increasing explicitation of these interactions participates in the long and continuing story of patriarchy's decline in the West' (p.
Webb filed a motion for summary judgment alleging that the patient was collaterally estopped from asserting that her total damages exceeded $725,000.
The trial court dismissed this case for failure to allege a material element of manslaughter, specifically, that defendant killed a living human being, and the State's second indictment alleging that the defendant killed "a living human being, Kandy Renae Greer, a viable but unborn female child" was dismissed as collaterally estopped by the first attempt.
This hurts not only the student, but also the retailers and merchants who are collaterally damaged.
However, as a sort of consolation prize, the state provided opportunities, some intentionally and some collaterally, that allowed the company's many interlocking subsidiaries to prosper fabulously.
The nursing home filed a motion for summary judgment alleging, inter alia, that the plaintiffs were collaterally estopped to assert their claims and seek damages since the matter had already been heard by an Unemployment Tribunal which made a ruling favorable to the employer.
As oil-targeted drilling increased, more gas was discovered collaterally.
We have no reason to love the current Syrian leadership, which was at least collaterally involved in killing over two hundred U.
Some excellent resources to study, collaterally with knowledge management systems, to achieve this type of anatomization are Robert Dickerson's (1999) Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services; the work of Ann Lucus (2000) and her colleagues entitled, Leadership Academic Change: Essential Roles for Department Chairs; the Handbook of Academic Learning: Construction of Knowledge by Gary Phye (1993); and Managing Technological Change by A.
If your whole body becomes stronger, the area that is injured will have other areas of the body to collaterally help you.
It's likely that as high-tech products such as computers and cell-phones continue to improve and increase in usage, the demand for the heavy grey metal will grow collaterally and prices will continue to soar.