severability clause

Definition of "severability clause"
  1. A part of a contract that allows the remaining provisions to stay valid if a portion of it is declared unenforceable by a court
How to use "severability clause" in a sentence
  1. The severability clause in the business agreement ensured the rest of the terms remained in force when one part was invalidated.
  2. Thanks to the severability clause, illegal terms in the contract did not affect the rest of the agreement.
  3. The lack of a severability clause led to the entire contract becoming invalid after one stipulation was deemed unenforceable.

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