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Cognovit Actionem

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[Latin, He has confessed the action.] The written confession made by a defendant admitting the merits of the action brought against him or her by a plaintiff. The confession is usually based upon designated conditions, given in court, and impliedly empowers the plaintiff's attorney to sign judgment and issue execution for its enforcement.

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