ex delicto

Definition of "ex delicto"
  1. A Latin term that signifies an issue arising from a wrongdoing or tort, rather than a contract violation
How to use "ex delicto" in a sentence
  1. The civil lawsuit was based on ex delicto, focusing on the defendant's wrongful action.
  2. The lawyer argued that the damages incurred were ex delicto, resulting from a harmful act rather than a contractual dispute.
  3. The judge ruled the matter was ex delicto as it dealt with an act of harm, not a breach of contract.

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