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common-law

[kom-uh n-law] /ˈkɒm ənˈlɔ/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or established by common law:
a common-law spouse.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • The concept of statutory torts is not held throughout all commonlaw countries, however.

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