\lˈa͡ɪtɪs dəmˈɪni͡əm], \lˈaɪtɪs dəmˈɪniəm], \l_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_s d_ə_m_ˈɪ_n_iə_m]\
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Lat. In the civil law. Ownership, control, or direction of a suit. A fiction of law by which the employment of au attorney or proctor (procurator) in a suit was authorized or justified, he being supposed to become, by the appointment of his principal (dominus) or client, the dom- inus litis. Heinecc. Elem. lib. 4, tit. 10,
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