U`ti pos`si*de"tis (?). [L., as you possess.]

1. Internat.Law

The basis or principle of a treaty which leaves belligerents mutually in possession of what they have acquired by their arms during the war.

Brande & C.

2. RomanLaw

A species of interdict granted to one who was in possession of an immovable thing, in order that he might be declared the legal possessor.

Burrill.

 

© Webster 1913.

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