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

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

"get-out clause" in Business English

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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 officials allowed 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)