Incapacity

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Definition: Incapacity




What is the dictionary definition of Incapacity?

Dictionary Definition


  1. A lack of physical or mental abilities that results in a person’s inability to manage his or her own personal care, property or finances.
  2. A lack of ability to understand one’s actions when making a will or other legal document.
  3. The inability of an injured worker to perform his or her job. This may qualify the worker for disability benefits or workers’ compensation.

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Incapacity 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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