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frustration of contractnoun [U]

uk   us   LAW
a ​situation in which a ​contractends 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)
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