benignior sententia in verbis generalibus seu dubiis, est praeferenda

/banign(i)yor sentensh(iy)a in varbss jenareybbas syuw dyuwbiyas est prefarenda/ The more favorable construction is to be placed on general or doubtful expressions

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • construction — con·struc·tion /kən strək shən/ n: the act or result of construing, interpreting, or explaining meaning or effect (as of a statute or contract) the construction placed upon an agreement J. D. Calamari and J. M. Perillo Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

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