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"waiver" in British English

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waivernoun [C]

uk   /ˈweɪ.vər/  us   /-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 ​entryfee; ​fee waivers are ​available. If a ​sportsplayer is on waivers he is ​leaving one ​team and ​joining another: The Coyotes have ​claimedcenter 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   us   /ˈweɪvər/
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 ​companyrecovered $12 million of its ​start-upcosts from a waiver of ​stateincometaxes.
(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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