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English noun: recognisance

1. recognisance (possession) (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited


Broader (hypernym)security, surety

Narrower (hyponym)bail, bail bond, bond

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

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