Contra Proferentum

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Definition: Contra Proferentum




Full Definition of Contra Proferentum


Construed against the person making the statement. For example, in an Exclusion clause, the benefit of any doubt in the meaning of the clause is to the benefit of the party that would be disadvantaged by it.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Contra Proferentum are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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