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Harmless

harmless adj

1 : free from harm, liability, or loss often used in the phrase to hold harmless see also hold harmless
2 : lacking capacity or intent to injure
harm·less·ly adv

harm·less·ness n



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

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