What is construe?

  • (verb): Make sense of; assign a meaning to.
    Synonyms: interpret, see

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English Contract Law - Construction
... Yet it is up to the courts to construe evidence of what the parties said before a contract's conclusion, and construe the terms agreed ... of those terms must then be interpreted, and the modern approach is to construe the meaning of an agreement from the perspective of a reasonable person with knowledge of the whole context ...

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