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Meaning of “get-out clause” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of get-out clause from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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get-out clausenoun [C]

uk   us   UK informal
LAW part of an ​agreement that ​allows someone to ​avoid doing something that they ​normally would have to do: Club ​officialsallowed the German ​player to ​insert a get-out ​clause in his ​contract in ​case his family ​failed to ​settle in England.
(Definition of get-out clause from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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