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plain meaning rule

noun plain mean·ing rule

Legal Definition of plain meaning rule

  1. :  a rule in statute or contract interpretation: when the language is unambiguous and clear on its face the meaning of the statute or contract must be determined from the language of the statute or contract and not from extrinsic evidence

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to cast off or become cast off

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