merger clause

Definition of "merger clause"
  1. A provision within a contract indicating that the document embodies the entire agreement between the parties and supplants any prior discussions, commitments, or promises, whether they occurred in verbal conversation or were drafted
How to use "merger clause" in a sentence
  1. To avoid confusion about prior discussions, the parties included a merger clause in their contract.
  2. The merger clause in the agreement affirmed that there were no extra understandings outside the written document.
  3. Despite the plaintiff's claims about prior verbal agreements, the presence of a merger clause weakened their argument.

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