Definitions for cy presˈsi ˈpreɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cy pres, rule of cy pres, cy pres doctrine(noun)

    a rule that when literal compliance is impossible the intention of a donor or testator should be carried out as nearly as possible

Wiktionary

  1. cy pres(Noun)

    In the law governing charitable trusts, the doctrine that a court may direct the funds of the trust to a best alternative, to be chosen when the original beneficiary is no longer a choice.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cy pres

    sē prā, in the law of charitable trusts in England, the principle of applying the money to some object as near as possible to the one specified, when this has become impracticable. [O. Fr.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cy pres in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cy pres in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alex Lin:

    kany3 w3st gav3 m3 th3 y33y 12323's for christmas kany3 w3st for pres he lik3s ch33se and pizzzia al3x lin do3s'nt hav3 y33ys

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Binoculars see from far when near the eyes. Far from self, near the heart, in love. (Les jumelles voient de loin quand près des yeux. - Loin de soi, près du coeur ; amoureux.)

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    All stones are close to us. The last is behind us. (Toutes les pierres sont près de nous. - La dernière est derrière nous.) [Fables1, The Bird and its Sun / L’Oiseau et son Soleil]

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