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de bene esse

[di bee-nee es-ee, dee, dey bey-ney es-ey] /dɪ ˈbi ni ˈɛs i, di, deɪ ˈbeɪ neɪ ˈɛs eɪ/
noun, Law.
1.
of validity for the time being but subject to objection or nullification at a later date; provisionally:
to take evidence de bene esse to ensure against its loss.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Medieval Latin dē bene esse of well-being
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