English Vocabulary Dictionary

Null meaning

Have you ever heard the word “null” and been confused? Is it a noun or adjective? What exactly does it mean? In what context do you use it? If you have questions about “null”, keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the word! Null Meaning Null has several meanings, as it […]

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Warrant definition (law)

Warrant A warrant in terms of legal vocabulary can mean a couple of slightly different things. The first one, which is one you hopefully don’t have to worry about, is to do with the police. If the police have been issued a warrant for your arrest, then they are allowed to arrest you on a […]

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negotiate definition

Terms definition

Terms (noun) related to contract A contract is a document that sets out terms and conditions. Each party in a contract will have their own terms that they set out to the other parties involved in the contract. If all parties agree to the terms, then the contract will be signed and all parties will […]

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party, political conference, party definition

Party definition

Party (noun) related to contract This is nowhere near as fun as it sounds! Sorry to disappoint you. A party in terms of contractual vocabulary, means a person or a group of people. A contract, therefore, is an agreement between two or more parties that is put into writing and must be taken seriously. Parties […]

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party, new year, happy new year, fireworks, pyrotechnics, rockets

Bells and whistles (idiom)

Bells and whistles (idiom) When something has bells and whistles on it, it means that it has lots of cool features. Think about your smartphone and just how many features it has, there are so many that you may not even use and perhaps you don’t need. Even so, companies still continue adding capabilities and […]

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Political, businessman, state federal, governmental, commerce, exchange, trade, market

Null and Void

If a contract is null and void it means that it no longer works or is no longer active. Usually in a contract you will read something like “Should you refuse to adhere to the regulations set out in this contract it will be rendered null and void.” It is normally not something you need […]

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negotiate definition

Negotiate definition with examples

Negotiate (verb) If you are a good negotiator you will get a long way in life! To negotiate something is to get the best deal for you or for someone else. When you are offered a job you may have to negotiate your contract, including things like how much money you will be paid and […]

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contract vocabulary

Clause definition

Clause (noun) related to contract This is similar to the terms of a contract that will be discussed below. A clause in a contract is just a section of a contract that states various details that must be followed at all times. There are many different types of clauses and it’s very important to know exactly […]

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Force majeure

Force majeure definition

As you might expect, this is taken from French language and it translates into English directly as “superior force”. In a contract, if something is seen as force majeure, it overrides anything that is written as a condition in that clause. Watch out for these because regardless of anything else you read in the contract, […]

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contract vocabulary

Fine print definition

Fine print This is also sometimes known as “the small print”. It is of paramount importance that you read the fine print! These are the words that are written in small letters right at the bottom of the page or in the margins. Now, have a quick think about it, why would people want to […]

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