stop clause

a clause by which a contract or other agreement may be terminated, especially between theatrical producers and theater owners in whose agreements it is often stipulated that when weekly receipts fall below a certain minimum usually for two consecutive weeks, the production must vacate the theater.
Also called eviction clause. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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