in haec verba

Definition of "in haec verba"
  1. A Latin phrase meaning using the exact words, typically in reference to stating the precise language of an agreement within a legal complaint or pleading rather than attaching an entire copy
How to use "in haec verba" in a sentence
  1. In the breach of contract lawsuit, the plaintiff cited the contract in haec verba to highlight the sections where the defendant defaulted.
  2. Instead of attaching a copy of the illicit communications, the lawyer used in haec verba quotations in the filing.
  3. The written agreement was revealed in haec verba in court, leaving no room for misinterpretation.

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