article
ar·ti·cle n
1 a: a separate and usu. numbered or otherwise marked section (as of a statute, indictment, will, or other writing)
b: a separate point, charge, count, or clause
c: a condition or stipulation in a document (as a contract)
2: a document setting forth the terms of an agreement
— usu. used in pl.
article s of merger

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

article
I (commodity) noun effect, item, lifeless object, material, material object, matter, object, particular object, res, subject, substance, thing II (distinct section of a writing) noun chapter, clause, contractual clause, division, item, portion, provision, proviso, res, section, subject, term of reference associated concepts: article in a statute, paragraph of a statute, subdivision of a statute III (precept) noun canon, caput, condicio, dictated term, dogma, mandate, maxim, principle, requirement, rubric, set of terms, tenet associated concepts: articles of incorporation IV index chapter (division), clause, condition (contingent provision), instrument (tool), item, law, member (constituent part), pandect (treatise), particular, product, report (detailed account), story (narrative), subheading, title (division)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


article
n.
One clause or paragraph of a legal document.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


article
A paragraph or section of any writing, such as a portion of a corporate charter (called articles of incorporation), a will, or different sections of a statute.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


article
n.
1 A separate and distinct part of a written instrument, such as a contract, statute, or constitution, that is often divided into sections.
2 A written instrument, containing a series of rules and stipulations that are each designated as an article.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

article
n.
   a paragraph or section of any writing such as each portion of a will, corporate charter (articles of incorporation), or different sections of a statute.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Article — Ar ti*cle, n. [F., fr. L. articulus, dim. of artus joint, akin to Gr. ?, fr. a root ar to join, fit. See {Art}, n.] 1. A distinct portion of an instrument, discourse, literary work, or any other writing, consisting of two or more particulars, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Article — Ar ti*cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Articled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Articling}.] [Cf. F. articuler, fr. L. articulare. See {Article}, n., {Articulate}.] 1. To formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars. [1913 Webster] If all his errors… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Article — Ar ti*cle, v. i. To agree by articles; to stipulate; to bargain; to covenant. [R.] [1913 Webster] Then he articled with her that he should go away when he pleased. Selden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ARTICLE — s. m. Jointure des os, dans le corps de l homme ou de l animal. Il ne désigne proprement que Les articulations mobiles. Il était blessé à un des articles du petit doigt. Les doigts sont divisés en plusieurs articles. En ce sens, il vieillit : on… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • ARTICLE — n. m. T. d’ancienne Anatomie Articulation mobile. Il était blessé à un des articles du petit doigt. Les doigts sont divisés en plusieurs articles. On emploie plutôt Articulation, excepté dans Amputation dans l’article, Celle que l’on pratique en… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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