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- capable of being annulled or terminated.
Origin of defeasible
Related formsde·fea·si·ble·ness, de·fea·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·de·fea·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·de·fea·si·ble, adjectivenon·de·fea·si·ble·ness, noun
From the Anglo-French
dating back to 1580–90.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for defeasible
Derived Formsdefeasibleness or defeasibility, noun
- law (of an estate or interest in land) capable of being defeated or rendered void
- philosophy (of a judgment, opinion, etc) having a presupposition in its favour but open to revision if countervailing evidence becomes knownCompare incorrigible (def. 3)
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