Definitions for Champertyˈtʃæm pər ti

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  1. champerty(Noun)

    investing money into an individualu2019s law suit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Champerty(noun)

    partnership in power; equal share of authority

  2. Champerty(noun)

    the prosecution or defense of a suit, whether by furnishing money or personal services, by one who has no legitimate concern therein, in consideration of an agreement that he shall receive, in the event of success, a share of the matter in suit; maintenance with the addition of an agreement to divide the thing in suit. See Maintenance

  3. Origin: [F. champart field rent, L. campipars; champ (L. campus) field + part (L. pars) share.]

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