Noscitur a sociis
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Legal Research and Writing, 4/e$55.00 – $88.00
Literally “one is known by one’s associates”. This maxim suggests that courts should look to the common features of words linked by “and” or “or” and limit the interpretation of those words to fit within the scope of those terms.