clause

  • 1 clause — [klɔːz ǁ klɒːz] noun [countable] LAW COMMERCE a part of a written law, contract, or legal document that deals with a particular item or subject: • Clause 12 enables the Secretary of State to make orders to protect pension rights. asˈsignment… …

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  • 2 clause — [ kloz ] n. f. • XIIIe; « vers, rime » 1190; bas lat. clausa, de claudere « clore », lat. class. clausula ♦ Disposition particulière d un acte. ⇒ condition, convention, disposition. Les clauses d un contrat, d une loi, d un traité. Respecter,… …

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  • 3 clause — / klȯz/ n: a distinct section of a writing; specif: a distinct article, stipulation, or proviso in a formal document a no strike clause in the collective bargaining agreement claus·al / klȯ zəl/ adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …

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  • 4 Clause IV — historically refers to part of the 1918 text of the British Labour Party constitution which set out the aims and values of the party. Before its revision in 1995, its application was the subject of considerable dispute. Contents 1 Text 2… …

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  • 5 Clause 49 — of the Listing Agreement to the Indian stock exchange comes into effect from 31 December 2005. It has been formulated for the improvement of corporate governance in all listed companies. In corporate hierarchy two types of managements are… …

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  • 6 clause — CLAUSE. s. f. Disposition particulière faisant partie d un traité, d un Édit, d un contrat, et de tout autre Acte public ou particulier, etc. Clause expresse. Clause conditionnelle. Mettre, insérer, ajouter une clause dans un contrat, Glisser une …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 7 clause — Clause. s. f. Condition qu on met dans un traitté, dans un contract, dans un testament &c. Clause expresse. clause conditionnelle. clause dérogatoire. mettre, inserer, adjouster, glisser une clause. on y a mis des clauses avantageuses pour luy.… …

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  • 8 Clause — Clause, n. [F. clause, LL. clausa, equiv. to L. clausula clause, prop., close of ? rhetorical period, close, fr. claudere to shut, to end. See {Close}.] 1. A separate portion of a written paper, paragraph, or sentence; an article, stipulation, or …

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  • 9 Clause — ist die Wortgruppe im Satz, die aus einem finiten Verb (Personalform eines Verbs) und den von ihm abhängigen Wörtern besteht.[1] Der Begriff wird in der Quantitativen Linguistik oft als leicht bestimmbare, annähernde Entsprechung zu und damit… …

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  • 10 Clause 28 —    Clause 28 is the short name for a section in the Local Government Act of 1988 which made it illegal for local authorities to ‘promote homosexuality’. The clause was widely opposed on marches, vigils and protests, and opponents developed a high …

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  • 11 clause — [klôz] n. [OFr < ML clausa, for L clausula, a closing (in legal use, section or clause) < clausus, pp. of claudere, to CLOSE2] 1. Gram. a group of words containing a subject and a finite verb, usually forming part of a compound or complex… …

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  • 12 Clause — Clause, n. [Obs.] See {Letters clause} or {Letters close}, under {Letter}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Clause 28 — can refer to: another name for Section 28 a Boy George song against it the Clause 28 Children s Protection Christian Democrats, who campaign for its reintroduction This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …

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  • 14 Clause or — ● Clause or clause d un contrat qui oblige le débiteur à réévaluer sa dette en fonction du cours de l or …

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  • 15 clause — W2S3 [klo:z US klo:z] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Medieval Latin clausa end of a sentence , from Latin claudere; CLOSE1] 1.) a part of a written law or legal document covering a particular subject of the whole law or document ▪ A… …

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  • 16 clause — [ klɔz ] noun count * 1. ) a part of a legal document or law that officially states that something must be done: A clause in the contract states that the fee will be returned in case of nonperformance. 2. ) LINGUISTICS a group of words that… …

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  • 17 clause — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. clause, from M.L. clausa conclusion, from L. clausula the end, a closing, termination, also end of a sentence or a legal argument, from clausus, fem. pp. of claudere to close, to shut, to conclude (see CLOSE (Cf.… …

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  • 18 clause — clause; sub·clause; …

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  • 19 clause — Clause, Il vient de Clausula. La close qui est en chaque loy portant peine à l encontre de ceux qui feront au contraire, ou qui n obeiront, Sanctio. Mettre en une epistre la derniere close, Epistolam concludere. C est une clause commune, Caput… …

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  • 20 Clause 28 — [Clause 28] (in British law) section 28 of the Local Government Act (1988), which made it illegal for local government authorities to present ↑homosexuality in a favourable way. There was strong opposition to this law when it was introduced and… …

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