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defeasible

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adjective de·fea·si·ble \di-ˈfē-zə-bəl\

Definition of defeasible

  1. :  capable of being annulled or made void <a defeasible claim>

defeasibility

play \-ˌfē-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


15th Century

First Known Use of defeasible

15th century

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defeasible

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adjective de·fea·si·ble \di-ˈfē-zə-bəl\

Legal Definition of defeasible

  1. :  subject to or capable of being annulled or made void <a defeasible interest> <his rights are not defeasible by agreement — J. D. Calamari and J. M. Perillo>




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