Definitions for act of god

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

act′ of God′(n.)

  1. a sudden action of natural forces that could not have been prevented, as an earthquake or hurricane.

    Category: Law

Origin of act of God:

1855–60

Princeton's WordNet

  1. act of God, force majeure, vis major, inevitable accident, unavoidable casualty(noun)

    a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events

    "he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God"

Wiktionary

  1. act of God(Noun)

    an unforeseen occurrence beyond one's control, such as a natural disaster

Freebase

  1. Act of God

    Act of God is a legal term for events outside of human control, such as sudden floods or other natural disasters, for which no one can be held responsible.

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