ambigua responsio contra proferentem est accipienda


ambigua responsio contra proferentem est accipienda
/aembigyuwa rasponsh(iy)ow kontra profarentam est aksipiyenda/
An ambiguous answer is to be taken against (is not to be construed in favor of) him who offers it

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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