vis major

noun

ˈvis-ˈmā-jər
: an overwhelming force
also : act of god

Word History

Etymology

Latin, literally, greater force

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“Vis major.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/vis%20major. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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