\ˈakʃənəbə͡l fɹˈɔːd], \ˈakʃənəbəl fɹˈɔːd], \ˈa_k_ʃ_ə_n_ə_b_əl f_ɹ_ˈɔː_d]\
Definitions of ACTIONABLE FRAUD
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Deception practiced in order to induce another to part with property or surrender some legal right; a false representation made with an iutention to deceive; may be committed by stating what is known to be false or by professing knowledge of the truth of a statement which is false, but in either case, the essential ingredient is a falsehood uttered with intent to deceive. Marsh v. Falker, 40 N. Y. 575; Farrington v. Bullard, 40 Barb. (N. Y.) 512; Ilecht v. Metzler, 14 Utah, 408, 48 Pac. 37. 00 Am. St. Rep. 900; Sawyer v. Prickett, 19 Wall. 140, 22 L. Ed. 105.
By Henry Campbell Black
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- A physiologically inactive constituent of Cannabis sativa L. An oil obtained from Cannabis indica, thought by some active principle; said to be a phenol aldehyde of the formula OH.C20H28COH, hence more accurately called cannabinolal.