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contre le vendeur du chef des servitudes

English translation: by virtue of, because of, due to

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French term or phrase:du chef
English translation:by virtue of, because of, due to
Entered by: Lucy Simpson
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18:45 Oct 15, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
French term or phrase: contre le vendeur du chef des servitudes
Nearly finished - thanks to everyone for their help.

L'acque'rer ne pourra exercer aucun recours contre le vendeur du chef des servitudes, droit de mitoyennete' ou autres e'ventuellement invoque's par des tiers.

I can't get this sentence to make any sense.
Lucy Simpson
Local time: 07:22
"du chef" est est un vieux terme, hérité du latin,
Explanation:
qui signifie "à cause de, au prétexte de, pour cause de, en raison de, pour X argument", etc. etc. Si vous êtes condamné(e) du chef ou au chef de, ça signifie que vs êtes condamné(e) pour tel ou tel motiv.
HTH
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Catherine GUILLIAUMET
Local time: 08:22
Grading comment
Merci! It makes perfect sense now! I kept thinking it was somehow linked to 'de son chef', which obviously means something completely different.
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5"du chef" est est un vieux terme, hérité du latin,
Catherine GUILLIAUMET


  

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"du chef" est est un vieux terme, hérité du latin,


Explanation:
qui signifie "à cause de, au prétexte de, pour cause de, en raison de, pour X argument", etc. etc. Si vous êtes condamné(e) du chef ou au chef de, ça signifie que vs êtes condamné(e) pour tel ou tel motiv.
HTH


Catherine GUILLIAUMET
Local time: 08:22
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 18
Grading comment
Merci! It makes perfect sense now! I kept thinking it was somehow linked to 'de son chef', which obviously means something completely different.
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