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What does "Respondeat Superior" mean?

 

"Let the master answer."

Respondeat Superior is a Latin term for a legal doctrine which determines whether an employer is legally responsible for the wrongful actions of an employee, if his or her actions occur during working hours, while handling workplace duties, or handling any business within the scope of their employment, provided the acts were unintentional.

Pronunciation: [rehs-PON-dee-aht  soo-PEER-ree-er]

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