vis major

Definition of "vis major"
  1. An unstoppable or overpowering phenomenon or event
How to use "vis major" in a sentence
  1. He used the principle of vis major to explain why the flood damage was not covered by their insurance policy.
  2. Due to the vis major, it was not possible to complete the construction project on time.
  3. After the tornado, they argued that it was a condition of vis major and they were not responsible for the damages.

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