[ red-i-bish-uh n, 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.
Words nearby redhibition
Origin of redhibition
OTHER WORDS FROM redhibitionred·hib·i·to·ry [red-hib-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /rɛdˈhɪb ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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Redhibition, red-hi-bish′un, n. (law) an action to oblige the seller to annul the sale because of a defect—also Rehibi′tion.