Glossary Term:Force Majeure

A legal term that exempts a service proivder from the terms of a contract because of an extreme and unforeseeable situation.

Force Majeure is a French term (that means ‘superior force’) that exempts the provider of a service from carrying out the terms of a contract because of extreme and unforeseen circumstances.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
force majeure (noun)
1.
superior or irresistible force
2.
an event or effect that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled - compare act of god
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