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ADDICTIO

addictio (<<schwa>>-dik-shee-oh), n.[Latin] Roman law. The awarding by a magistrate of a

person or thing to another, as the property of a debtor to a creditor, or as a form of conveyance. —

Also termed addiction. Pl. addictiones (<<schwa>>-dik-shee-oh-neez). [Blacks Law 8th]