\kəɹˈɑːkə͡ʊbɹˈe͡ɪʃəlˌiz], \kəɹˈɑːkə‍ʊbɹˈe‍ɪʃəlˌiz], \k_ə_ɹ_ˈɑː_k_əʊ_b_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_l_ˌi_z]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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unjust enrichment

  • legal doctrine stating person receives money or other through no effort of his own, at expense another, recipient should return to rightful owner, even if property was not obtained illegally. Most courts will order that the be returned party who has suffered loss brings a lawsuit. 1. Benefit retention with no consideration of return where it can be reasonably expected. 2. Money obtained that is not a gift the beneficiary needs to make restitution for.
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