act of nature
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  • Act of nature — The term act of nature can refer to: * a natural disaster, generally; or * a legal term used in certain contracts, synonymous with the legal term an act of God …   Wikipedia

  • act of nature —    see act of God …   Business law dictionary

  • act of nature — See act of God …   Black's law dictionary

  • act of nature — See act of God …   Black's law dictionary

  • act of God — {n.} An occurrence (usually some sort of catastrophe) for which the people affected are not responsible; said of earthquakes, floods, etc. * /Hurricane Andrew destroyed many houses in Florida, but some types of insurance did not compensate the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • act of God — {n.} An occurrence (usually some sort of catastrophe) for which the people affected are not responsible; said of earthquakes, floods, etc. * /Hurricane Andrew destroyed many houses in Florida, but some types of insurance did not compensate the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Act of God — is a legal term [cite book |last = Black |first = Henry Campbell |title = Black s Law Dictionary |id = ISBN 0 314 76271 X |publisher = West Publishing Co. |year = 1990 |edition = 6th edition |pages = 33 |location = Saint Paul, Minnesota] for… …   Wikipedia

  • act of God — n. Law an occurrence, esp. a disaster, that is due entirely to the forces of nature and that could not reasonably have been prevented …   English World dictionary

  • Act of Independence of Lithuania — The Act of Independence of Lithuania ( lt. Lietuvos Nepriklausomybės Aktas) or Act of February 16 was signed by the Council of Lithuania on February 16, 1918, proclaiming the restoration of an independent State of Lithuania, governed by… …   Wikipedia

  • act of God — An act occasioned exclusively by forces of nature without the interference of any human agency. A misadventure or casualty is said to be caused by the act of God, when it happens by the direct, immediate, and exclusive operation of the forces of… …   Black's law dictionary

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