anticipatory repudiation

noun

Legal Definition of anticipatory repudiation

: a refusal by one party to a contract to perform his or her future obligations under the contract that is expressed either by a clear statement of refusal or by a statement or action that clearly implies refusal

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“Anticipatory repudiation.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/anticipatory%20repudiation. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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