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private law

noun
1.
a branch of law dealing with the legal relationships of private individuals.
Compare public law (def 2).
2.
a statute affecting only one person or a small number of persons directly.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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private law

noun
1.
the branch of law that deals with the rights and duties of private individuals and the relations between them Compare public law
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