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waiver

[ wey-ver ]
/ ˈweɪ vər /
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noun Law.

an intentional relinquishment of some right, interest, or the like.
an express or written statement of such relinquishment.

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Origin of waiver

1620–30; <Anglo-French weyver, noun use of weyver to waive; see -er3
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British Dictionary definitions for waiver

waiver
/ (ˈweɪvə) /

noun

the voluntary relinquishment, expressly or by implication, of some claim or right
the act or an instance of relinquishing a claim or right
a formal statement in writing of such relinquishment

Word Origin for waiver

C17: from Old Northern French weyver to relinquish, waive
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