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"waiver" in British English

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waivernoun [C]

uk   /ˈweɪ.vər/ us   /ˈweɪ.vɚ/
an agreement that you do not have to pay or obey something: We had to sign a waiver, giving up any rights to the land in the future.
(Definition of waiver from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"waiver" in American English

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waivernoun [C]

us   /ˈweɪ·vər/
a document that prevents or allows an action that is different from the usual thing: Applicants pay a $30 to $40 entry fee; fee waivers are available.
If a sports player is on waivers he is leaving one team and joining another: The Coyotes have claimed center Joel Perrault on waivers from the St. Louis Blues.
(Definition of waiver from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"waiver" in Business English

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waivernoun [C]

uk   /ˈweɪvər/ us  
an official decision that a rule, or agreement does not have to be obeyed, or that you will not ask for something that you have a right to: grant/obtain/sign a waiver Contributors signed a waiver giving up any rights to future profits. The company recovered $12 million of its start-up costs from a waiver of state income taxes.
(Definition of waiver from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waiver”
in Chinese (Simplified) 免支付协议, 弃权声明书…
in Chinese (Traditional) 免支付協議, 棄權聲明書…
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