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demandant

[dih-man-duh nt, -mahn-] /dɪˈmæn dənt, -ˈmɑn-/
noun, Law.
1.
the plaintiff in a real action.
2.
any plaintiff.
Origin of demandant
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Anglo-French demaundant, noun use of present participle of demaunder to demand; see -ant
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  • A dîner la Reine s'informa de ce qu'il avait fait, demandant s'il n'était point fatigué.

    Collections and Recollections George William Erskine Russell
  • Elle est furieuse cont vous, allans tous les jours chercher ley Roy (d'icy) demandant a gran cri revanche pour son Mary.

British Dictionary definitions for demandant

demandant

/dɪˈmɑːndənt/
noun
1.
(law) (formerly) the plaintiff in an action relating to real property
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, from demander to demand
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