Act Of God Definition

acts of god
A violent or destructive natural event, such as a lightning strike or earthquake.
American Heritage
An occurrence, esp. a disaster, that is due entirely to the forces of nature and that could not reasonably have been prevented.
Webster's New World
An occurrence, such as a natural event, that is beyond human control and whose consequences are therefore not a basis for legal liability.
American Heritage
An overwhelming natural event, often unpredictable or difficult to anticipate, that is uncontrolled and uninfluenced by the power of man and that could not be prevented or avoided by foresight or prudence.
Webster's New World Law
(law, usually "an") Alternative spelling of act of God.

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