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severability clause n
: a clause (as in a contract) which states that provisions are severable
: a clause in a statute that makes the statute's parts or provisions severable so that one part can be invalidated without invalidating the whole called also separability clause
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.