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in specie

1. Of money, in coin(s). To prevent a national buildup and subsequent devaluation of 1 and 2 cent coins, the Irish government is urging people to pay for more things in specie.
2. In the same or a similar manner; in kind. Many are demanding that the dictator be punished in specie for the brutal murders of his regime.
3. Of law, in the actual form or manner; as specified. In lieu of cash repayment, the assets of the property will be distributed in specie following liquidation.

in specie

1. In coin, as in The balance was to be paid only in specie. [First half of 1600s]
2. In a similar manner, in kind, as in They repaid the offense in specie. [Mid-1500s] Both usages are derived from the Latin in specie, meaning "in the actual form."

in specie

1. In coin.
2. In a similar manner; in kind: repaid the offense in specie.
3. Law As specified.
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The algal specie was morphol-ogically same as Microspora floccose.
These paper currencies eventually came to make up the lion's share of currency in colonial America--estimated between 50 and 75 percent of the total, with specie making up nearly all of the rest.
Also, to anticipate an election of species requirement, draft one claim as broad as possible so that it can be considered a "generic" claim and also include a "linking" claim in the application.
Then his Specie Circular of 1836, requiring that payments for public land be made in gold or silver, abruptly cut the boom short and initiated the downturn.
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Novogen said it expects to provide shareholders with full details of the merger proposal and in specie distribution within the next three weeks.
Scientists and researchers are visiting the area to study this surviving oldest specie of mangroves that is extinct in other areas of the emirate.
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In July Walters decided to investigate claims by international advocacy groups that the seal hunt is cruel and that the country is harvesting an endangered specie.
The Honduran milk snake is commonly bred in capacity as its vivid coloring has made it a favorite specie among people who keep snakes as pets.
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It blossoms in mid-February namely before the flowers of other specie.
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They are an essential part of all famous temples in South India and occupy the place of a revered specie in the Hindu pantheon.