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escape clause

noun
1.
a provision in a contract that enables a party to terminate contractual obligations in specified circumstances.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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escape clause

noun
1.
a clause in a contract freeing one of the parties from his obligations in certain circumstances
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