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Synonyms for cy presˈsi ˈpreɪ

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  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

    cy pres doctrine, cy pres, rule of cy pres


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