Definition of waiver in English:


Line breaks: wai¦ver
Pronunciation: /ˈweɪvə


  • 1An act or instance of waiving a right or claim: their acquiescence could amount to a waiver [mass noun]: they give consent to waiver of their subrogation rights
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    • Incentives would have to include tax waivers, for instance, on appropriate equipment used in production and which were environmentally friendly.
    • It provided for a waiver of all claims for the period before 1 January 1993.
    • It is also argued that the Agreement has the effect of constituting a waiver of litigation privilege.
  • 1.1A document recording the waiving of a right or claim.
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    • The district provided the information, also permitting parents to sign waivers for the bilingual program.
    • A written waiver was prepared by counsel and signed by Blanchard.
    • To protect yourself, get signed waivers for these installations.

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