Meaning of “frustration of contract” in the English Dictionary

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"frustration of contract" in Business English

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frustration of contractnoun [ U ]

uk us LAW

a situation in which a contract ends unexpectedly because of illness, an accident, a change in the law, etc.:

This employee's employment came to an end due to frustration of contract, as a result of him being convicted and sent to prison.

(Definition of “frustration of contract” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)