approbate and reprobate
- To accept one part and reject another.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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approbate and reprobate — (Scots law) At once to accept and reject the same deed or instrument (a forbidden practice) • • • Main Entry: ↑approbation … Useful english dictionary
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