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English definition of “frustration of contract”

frustration of contract

noun [U]     LAW
a situation in which a contract ends 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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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