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derogation clause noun


a provision in a treaty (=greement between two or more independent nations) that permits a country that has signed the treaty to refuse to comply with certain provisions
The Act would have contained a derogation clause permitting the government to set “reasonable limits” on rights that could be justified in a free and democratic society.

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