negative averment

Definition of "negative averment"
  1. A factual assertion in legal pleading expressed in a negative form
How to use "negative averment" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer's negative averment helped make a strong case.
  2. Including a negative averment can be a successful strategy in some defenses.
  3. The judge considered the negative averment presented in the written pleadings.

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