force majeure clause

noun

: a clause in an agreement that excuses performance in the event that a force majeure makes the performance impracticable or impossible

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“Force majeure clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/force%20majeure%20clause. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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