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Definition of force majeure noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


force majeure

NAmE//ˌfɔrs mɑˈʒər//
[uncountable] (from French) (law)
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unexpected circumstances, such as war, that can be used as an excuse when they prevent someone from doing something that is written in a contract
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