fraudulent concealment

noun

Legal Definition of fraudulent concealment

: the intentional failure to disclose a material fact and especially the existence of a cause of action by one under a duty to make such a disclosure to another who acts or fails to act in reliance and suffers a loss

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“Fraudulent concealment.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/fraudulent%20concealment. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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