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In a legal context, “Re” or “re” is often used as an abbreviation for “regarding” or “in the matter of.” It is commonly used in legal documents, case titles, or subject lines of emails to indicate the subject matter or the parties involved. For example:

Re: Smith v. Jones – Settlement Agreement

In re: Estate of John Doe,

Subject: Re: Contract Negotiations.

The use of “Re” or “re” in legal contexts helps to quickly convey the topic or subject matter being discussed.

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