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Escape Clause

escape clause n

: a clause in a contract that allows a party to avoid liability under the contract for specified reasons
;esp
: a provision in an insurance policy that denies coverage when other insurance covers the risk



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.