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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Capable of being annulled or voided or terminated.

Usage examples (37)
  • A claim to an estate may be defeasible so long as the claimant is under 21 and unmarried
  • The relations between states and events are computed as strong probabilities, in the process called defeasible reasoning.
  • But it is always defeasible in light of further inquiry.
  • The evidential support described in (R) is, of course, defeasible. for more
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