Definition of no-fault in English:

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no-fault

adjective

1Relating to or denoting an insurance policy or compensation plan that is valid regardless of whether the claimant was at fault: no-fault automobile insurance it has been proposed that there should be no-fault compensation for medical injuries
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  • It was intended to be a form of mandatory, no-fault insurance.
  • You know, I like the idea of no-fault insurance, but I really wish it were removed just for people who drove drunk.
  • In no-fault auto insurance, for instance, the victim of an accident cannot normally drag the driver who hit her into a deposition and before a jury.
1.1Of or denoting a form of divorce granted without requiring one party to prove that the other is to blame for the breakdown of the marriage: in the majority of cases couples opted for no-fault divorce New York did eventually adopt a no-fault ground for divorce
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  • One in two marriages will fail with the wife being twice as likely to initiate the proceedings on grounds of ‘general discontent’ - the minimum requirement of no-fault divorce.
  • Decades of scholarly work on no-fault divorce suggests that, in an era of disposable marriage, not much can be done for women who choose to devote themselves to their children.
  • As with the rise of unilateral no-fault divorce, the effects of same-sex marriage will be generational, gradual - and very hard to reverse.

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