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frustration of contract noun


doctrine providing that where the existence of a particular thing is required for performance of a promise in the contract, the duty to perform the promise does not apply if the thing no longer exists at the time for performance
The principle of frustration of contract or of impossibility of performance is applicable to a great variety of contracts.

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