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court of equity

noun, Law.
1.
a court having jurisdiction in equity or administering justice in accordance with the principles of equity.
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  • The court may enforce the same by execution, or in any way in which a court of equity may enforce its decrees.
  • King is in no position to seek relief from a court of equity.
  • If the appointment is by a court of equity, the receiver so appointed may be referred to as an equity receiver.
  • As a court of equity, this court is concerned with the substance of a transaction, not its form.
  • Surcharge was not a legal remedy that could be awarded in a court of law but was sometimes awarded in a court of equity.

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