DE PLANO

DE PLANO

de plano (dee play-noh), adv. [Latin ¡°from ground level¡±]

1. Roman law. Informally; in a summary manner. ? The praetor would administer justice de plano when he stood on the same level with the parties instead of sitting on an elevated bench.

2. Hist. Clearly; manifestly, as in de bigamis. See DE BIGAMIS .

3. Hist. By collusion.

4. Scots law. Forthwith.


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