Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun relation_back

1 sense of relation back

Sense 1
relation back, relation -- ((law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; "his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed")
       => legal principle, judicial principle, judicial doctrine -- ((law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence)

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