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force majeure in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforce majeureforce ma‧jeure /ˌfɔːs mæˈʒɜː $ ˌfɔːrs mɑːˈʒɜːr/ noun [uncountable] law 🔊 🔊 SCLunexpected events, for example a war, that prevent someone from doing what they had officially planned or agreed to do. An event like this can legally allow an agreement or contract to be changed or ended.
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force majeureThe company declared force majeure on its shipping commitments.