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absolute adj 1 a
:free from qualification, condition, exception, or restriction rights that even seem ⁓ have these qualifications Long v. Rockwood, 277 U.S. 142 (1928) see also absolute ownership at ownership compare qualified
b in the civil law of Louisiana
:having or allowing no legal effect an ⁓ impediment
:final and not liable to modification sometimes used after the word it modifies divorce ⁓ compare nisi
absolutely adv