Uti-possidetis meaning

(law, historical, Ancient Rome) A species of interdict granted to one who was in possession of an immovable thing, in order that he might be declared the legal possessor.

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(law) The principle of a treaty which leaves belligerents mutually in possession of what they have acquired by force during the war.
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Origin of uti-possidetis

  • Latin, as you possess.

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