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Latin. On the ground of inhibition. Inhibition is a kind of diligence competent to creditors under our law (which they may use either on an extracted decree or the dependence of an action), whereby they are secured against the alienation of their debtor's heritable estate. This diligence prohibits the debtor from alienating, and interdicts third parties from taking conveyances to such estate, to the prejudice of the inhibiting creditor. If, notwithstanding such diligence being used, the debtor grants a conveyance, while the inhibition stands unrecalled or undischarged, the creditor can have such conveyance reduced ex capite inhibitionis.

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