mistake of fact

Definition of "mistake of fact"
  1. An error concerning one or more facts that profoundly impacts the execution of an agreement
How to use "mistake of fact" in a sentence
  1. Due to a mistake of fact, the contract was not fully enforceable as the parties had a misunderstanding about the property’s size.
  2. The defense argued that it was a mistake of fact, asserting that the defendant was unaware of the merchandise's stolen nature.
  3. To avoid the consequence of breaching the contract, the plaintiff claimed there was a mistake of fact regarding the item's value.

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