Definitions of "fatal"
  1. A term used to describe something that results in the failure of a legal pursuit or pathway for legal action
  2. Refers to an aspect or condition that renders a contract or agreement nonviable or impossible to enforce
How to use "fatal" in a sentence
  1. As a result of a fatal flaw in the prosecution's case, the defendant was acquitted.
  2. The omission of a necessary party was fatal to the plaintiff's lawsuit.
  3. The error in the contract was considered fatal, making the agreement unenforceable.

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