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cy pres

Definition of cy pres

Alternative forms

Noun

cy pres (uncountable)

  1. (law) In the law governing charitable trusts, the doctrine that a court may direct the funds of the trust to a best alternative, to be chosen when the original beneficiary is no longer a choice.

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