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defeasible

Legal Definition of defeasible

See also

  1. defeasible reasoning
  2. defeasible estate
  3. indefeasible

Definition of defeasible

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /dəˈfɪiz.əbl/, /dɪiˈfɪiz.ɪbl/; SAMPA: /d@"fi:z.@bl/, /di:"fi:z.Ibl/ (UK)

Adjective

defeasible (comparative more defeasible, superlative most defeasible)

  1. (law, logic) Capable of being defeated, terminated, annulled, voided or invalidated.

    The accounting charge for the non-callable debt is defeasible by an escrow.

Derived terms

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