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English definition of “discharge of contract”

discharge of contract

noun [U]
 
 
LAW
a situation in which a legal agreement ends, because the people in it agree to end it, because one of the people in it dies, or because one of the people involved does not do what was agreed: Not all breaches of contract lead to a discharge of contract.
(Definition of discharge of contract from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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