Definitions for cy presˈsi ˈpreɪ
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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
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.
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