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To carry into completion; to fulfill; to accomplish.

A Common-Law Marriage is consummated when the parties live in a manner intended to bring about public recognition of their relationship as Husband and Wife.

To consummate an agreement is to carry it out completely, as in a consummated sale. It is to bring to completion whatever was either intended or undertaken to be done.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

CONSUMMATE. What is completed. A right is said to be initiate, when it is not complete; and when it is perfected, it is consummated.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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'The ingredient of discovery, which is clearly material, relevant and which consummated or accomplished the crime of illegal importation of dangerous drugs in this case occurred in Valenzuela City,' it said./jpv
The woman whose marriage has not been consummated is irrevocably divorced with a single talq, and the husband then has no right to take her back.
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The transaction shall not be consummated before the fifteenth calendar day after the effective date of this order or later than three months after the effective date of this order, unless such period is extended for good cause by the Board or by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, acting pursuant to delegated authority.
If the marriage had not been consummated, the couple could have gained an annulment of their marriage with their wedding being declared void.
Or, to be worked out before the merger is consummated, is whether the two medical groups will stay in their existing facilities, one of these plants will be expanded, or a new consolidated physicians' office building will be sought.
Acquisitions are a contest of power and control, a win/lose situation in which you are trying to gain control of an acquirer (the adversary) until a deal is consummated.
Sale of these notes is expected to be consummated on 9 December 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
(WCB) announced that Aaron Mittleman, vice president, has recently consummated the sales transaction of a 76,000 s/f office building in Millburn, NJ.
Moments after the honeymoon is consummated, sex takes a backseat to the many plot intrigues as the foursome confronts everything from redneck bashers to a kidnapping.
However, the taxpayer's return due date for the year the transaction is consummated is a more practical time to file the registration, because book-tax differences will only be known when the financial statements and the return have been completed.