acceleration clause

ac·cel·er·a·tion clause
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-sel-uh-rey-shuh n klawz]
    • /ækˌsɛl əˈreɪ ʃən klɔz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-sel-uh-rey-shuh n klawz]
    • /ækˌsɛl əˈreɪ ʃən klɔz/

Definitions of acceleration clause words

  • noun acceleration clause a clause in a contract specifying that certain obligations will become due immediately in the event of a breach of contract, etc 3
  • noun acceleration clause a provision of a mortgage, loan, or the like that advances the date of payment under certain circumstances. 1
  • noun acceleration clause (law) a provision in a contract that makes all obligations to be performed under the contract due immediately upon a specific occurrence, such as a breach. 0

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Origin of acceleration clause

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35

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Parts of speech for Acceleration clause


acceleration clause popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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