anticipatory repudiation

Definition of "anticipatory repudiation"
  1. A situation where one person involved in a contract communicates, either through words or actions, that they will not be meeting the agreed-upon obligations in the future
How to use "anticipatory repudiation" in a sentence
  1. The contractor's failure to order necessary materials could be seen as an anticipatory repudiation of the renovation contract.
  2. By stating she would not be able to complete the work on time, the painter committed an anticipatory repudiation of the contract.
  3. The failure to start construction on the agreed date might be considered an anticipatory repudiation by the building company.

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