severability clause

noun

Legal Definition of severability clause

: a clause (as in a contract) which states that provisions are severable especially : a clause in a statute that makes the statute's parts or provisions severable so that one part can be invalidated without invalidating the whole

called also separability clause

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“Severability clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/severability%20clause. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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