attractive nuisance


noun

Law. a doctrine of tort law under which a person who creates or permits to exist on his or her land a dangerous condition attractive to children, as an unfenced swimming pool, is liable for their resulting injuries, even though the injured are trespassers.
a hazardous condition or object to which this doctrine is applicable.

Nearby words

  1. attractancy,
  2. attractant,
  3. attraction,
  4. attraction sphere,
  5. attractive,
  6. attractively,
  7. attractor,
  8. attrahent,
  9. attrib.,
  10. attributable

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