vis major

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Noun[edit]

vis major (uncountable)

  1. (law) A greater force; "act of God"; unavoidable accident.

Usage notes[edit]

Used in cases of unavoidable consequences if somebody under certain circumstances can exempt from the obligations of a contract.


Latin[edit]

Phrase[edit]

vis major

  1. Vis major; "greater force"; "act of God"; unavoidable accident.