A mutual defining of terms, declaration of motives, etc. to clear up a misunderstanding or settle a dispute
An underlying circumstance or condition:
A setting forth of facts, ideas, etc.; detailed explanation
Necessary connection or outcome, as through the working of cause and effect
A rational act, belief, etc.
Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
In the common law, a legal action to require a person to account for money or property. See also accounting.
A rule or standard, especially of good behavior:
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