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mailbox rule

noun mail·box rule

Legal Definition of mailbox rule

  1. :  a rule treating the sending of something as constituting a filing or as a basis for assuming receipt; specifically :  a rule in contract law: a notice of acceptance of an offer sent to the offeror by reasonable means or as agreed by the parties is effective and is not affected by a notice of revocation of the offer received later

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