abandonment of a known right
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  • abandonment — The surrender, relinquishment, disclaimer, or cession of property or of rights. Voluntary relinquishment of all right, title, claim and possession, with the intention of not reclaiming it. State v. Bailey, 97 N. J.Super. 396, 235 A.2d 214, 216.… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • waiver — waiv·er / wā vər/ n [Anglo French, from waiver to waive]: the act of intentionally or knowingly relinquishing or abandoning a known right, claim, or privilege; also: the legal instrument evidencing such an act compare estoppel, forfeiture ◇ Acts… …   Law dictionary

  • waiver — The intentional or voluntary relinquishment of a known right, or such conduct as warrants an inference of the relinquishment of such right, or when one dispenses with the performance of something he is entitled to exact or when one in possession… …   Black's law dictionary

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