material fact
material fact see fact

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

material fact
n.
A fact that is relevant and important to the matter at hand and that would influence the actions of other parties if made known to them; a fact that would cause someone to decide to enter or not enter a contract.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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