In Terrorem Clause Definition

noun
A provision in a contract or will that warns a beneficiary or party not to engage in certain behavior, by providing a prospective penalty for such behavior.
Webster's New World Law

(law): A provision in a will that disinherits any beneficiary who raises a challenge against the will.

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Noun

Singular:
in terrorem clause
Plural:
in-terrorem-clauses

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