Definition of act of God in English:

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act of God

An instance of uncontrollable natural forces in operation (often used in insurance claims).
Example sentences
  • Storms and other natural disasters are just those: natural disasters and not acts of God.
  • Both sides should just batten down the hatches, prepare for a very long 2004 and remember that miracles, or even acts of God, do happen.
  • Natural calamities are always a tragedy and an act of God.
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