Definition of "detinet"
  1. A legal action under common law where it is claimed that the defendant is holding back money or goods that they owe as per an agreement
How to use "detinet" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer filed a detinet claim as they believed the defendant was withholding money from the plaintiff based on contractual obligations.
  2. In cases where a person refuses to return an item they borrowed, a detinet law can be applied.
  3. A detinet action was initiated since the defendant was suspected to be withholding contractual payments.

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