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  • inevitable — I adjective about to happen, approaching, assured, at hand, brewing, certain, decided, definite, destined, determined, fated, fixed, following, foreordained, forthcoming, guaranteed, imminent, impending, in store, in the offing, ineluctable,… …   Law dictionary

  • inevitable — 1 Inevitable, ineluctable, inescapable, unescapable, unavoidable are comparable when meaning incapable of being shunned or evaded. Inevitable (see also CERTAIN) implies that causes are already in operation or that the conditions (as of one s… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inevitable accident — A purely accidental occurrence, the origin of which is either in the agency of men or in a natural force. King v Richards Cunningham Co. 46 Wyo 355, 28 P2d 492. An unusual, unexpected, or extraordinary occurrence. French v Pirnie, 240 Mass 489,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • inevitable — Incapable of being avoided; fortuitous; transcending the power of human care, foresight, or exertion to avoid or prevent, and therefore suspending legal relations so far as to excuse from the performance of contract obligations, or from liability …   Black's law dictionary

  • inevitable — Incapable of being avoided; fortuitous; transcending the power of human care, foresight, or exertion to avoid or prevent, and therefore suspending legal relations so far as to excuse from the performance of contract obligations, or from liability …   Black's law dictionary

  • inevitable casualty — A term, apparently favored in the drafting of leases, meaning inevitable accident. An occurrence of an unusual, unexpected, or extraordinary character, without the direct participation of either landlord or tenant. Anno: 20 ALR 1101; 32 Am J1st L …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 56. THE INEVITABLE (al-Waqi'ah) — In the name of God, the Gracious, the Merciful. 1. When the inevitable occurs. 2. Of its occurrence, there is no denial. 3. Bringing low, raising high. 4. When the earth is shaken with a shock. 5. And the mountains are crushed and crumbled. 6.… …   Quran. Talal Itani translate

  • accident — ac·ci·dent n: an unexpected usu. sudden event that occurs without intent or volition although sometimes through carelessness, unawareness, ignorance, or a combination of causes and that produces an unfortunate result (as an injury) for which the… …   Law dictionary

  • accident — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. mishap, injury, casualty; chance, fortuity. See adversity, occurrence. Ant., plan, design. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An unexpected misfortune] Syn. mishap, mischance, setback, collision; see collision 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • Penrose-Hawking singularity theorems — The Penrose Hawking singularity theorems are a set of results in general relativity which attempt to answer the question of whether gravity is necessarily singular. These theorems answer this question affirmatively for matter satisfying… …   Wikipedia

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