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force majeure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n force majeure a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events "he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God"
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Usage

In literature:

Kitty would certainly have betrayed her husband but for the force majeure arrayed against her.
"The Marriage of William Ashe" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Empechement de force majeure, n'est ce pas?
"Fragments of an Autobiography" by Felix Moscheles
Alors, when I am impotent I surrender to the force majeure.
"The League of the Leopard" by Harold Bindloss
La Cour de justice arbitrale a son siege a La Haye et ne peut, sauf le cas de force majeure, le transporter ailleurs.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
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In news:

Shell resumes Bonny Light exports, Exxon Mobil declares Qua Iboe crude force majeure.
LAGOS, Nigeria – Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it has lifted a month-long force majeure on Bonny Light crude exports from Nigeria.
Shell resumes Bonny Light exports, Exxon Mobil declares Qua Iboe crude force majeure .
Force Majeure on Qua Iboe Oil.
Shell Declares Force Majeure on Nigeria Oil Exports.
Shell declares force majeure on fuel in South Africa.
Shell has declared force majeure on fuel deliveries in South Africa's economic hub of Gauteng province, which includes Johannesburg and Pretoria, due to a two-week strike by more than 20,000 truck drivers, the company said on Friday.
Obama promotes oil in Okla. Jack Gerard, the force majeure behind Big Oil.
Material Adverse Effect And Force Majeure Clauses In Today's Commercial Real Estate Market: Do They Buy A Party Time Or An Out.
DuPont Declares Force Majeure for Hurricane-Hit Plants Aug 31, 2005 Printable format Email this Article Search.
Force Majeure on Qua Iboe Oil.
Lundin Oil AB says force majeure has been lifted on two of the three blocks in Albania in which it is a partner.
Under an agreement with the Albanian government, Blocks 2 and 3 have been given the green light, while Block A will remain in force majeure.
Spokesman Precious Okolobo said Friday that Shell's Nigerian subsidiary lifted a "force majeure" warning on its Forcados crude shipments Thursday.
Shell Lifts Force Majeure on Exports Of Nigerian Bonny Light Crude.
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