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force majeure noun


an unexpected event, outside the control of the parties to an agreement, due to which a part of an agreement cannot be performed and which may be used as a defence in a breach of contract case
Mr Schroeder argued that a change in the German law amounts to 'force majeure' which renders the contracts null and void.

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