Definition of in specie in English:

in specie

phrase

Law
  • In the real, precise, or actual form specified.

    ‘the plaintiff could not be sure of recovering his goods in specie’
    • ‘the court will order the defendant to transfer it in specie to the plaintiff.’
    • ‘If it is lost in specie, there can be no equitable tracing of the money.’
    • ‘He could not have pursued a claim in specie.’
    • ‘My question was directed to a situation in which what was recovered was property in specie.’
    • ‘There was a power to distribute in specie contained in the will.’