substantial performance

Definition of "substantial performance"
  1. Fulfillment of most requirements of a contract, despite minor deviations, often recognized by courts for fairness
How to use "substantial performance" in a sentence
  1. The builder completed substantial performance but was late with the final touch-ups.
  2. Although the design team achieved substantial performance, some minor tasks were left unfinished.
  3. The court awarded compensation based on the principle of substantial performance despite the slight differences in the final product.

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