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Term of the Day: Force Majeure

Force Majeure n

[French, superior force]
1 : superior or insuperable force
2 : an event (as war, labor strike, or extreme weather) or effect that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled
: fortuitous event compare act of god, inevitable accident


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

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