cognovit

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cognovit in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Noun[edit]

cognovit (plural cognovits)

  1. (law) An instrument in writing whereby a defendant in an action acknowledges a plaintiff's demand to be just.

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Verb[edit]

cognōvit

  1. third-person singular perfect active indicative of cognōscō