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Stale

stale adj

: impaired in legal effect or force by reason of not being used, acted upon, or demanded in a timely fashion [the search warrant was invalid because it was based on information] [a claim]



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