[ red-i-bish-uhn, red-hi- ]
/ ˌrɛd ɪˈbɪʃ ən, ˌrɛd hɪ- /
noun Civil Law.
the nullification of a sale because of a defect in the article sold of such nature as to make it totally or virtually unusable or as to have prevented the purchase if known to the buyer.
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Origin of redhibition
OTHER WORDS FROM redhibitionred·hib·i·to·ry [red-hib-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /rɛdˈhɪb ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
Words nearby redhibition
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Example sentences from the Web for redhibition
Redhibition, red-hi-bish′un, n. (law) an action to oblige the seller to annul the sale because of a defect—also Rehibi′tion.