fore·​see·​abil·​i·​ty fōr-ˌsē-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē How to pronounce foreseeability (audio)
: the quality or state of being foreseeable
reasonable foreseeability of probable consequencesGerwin v. Southeastern Cal. Ass'n of Seventh Day Adventists, 14 Cal. App. 3d 209 (1971)
: the doctrine especially of tort and contract law that liability is limited to losses that are foreseeable see also Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co.

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“Foreseeability.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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