Definition of product liability in English:

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product liability

Pronunciation: /ˈprädəkt ˌlīəˈbilədē/

noun

The legal liability a manufacturer or trader incurs for producing or selling a faulty product.
Example sentences
  • Under these laws, one may sue for nuisance, trespass, negligence, strict liability or product liability.
  • Potential customers may be concerned that an L.L.C. doesn't have to stand behind its product because its product liability is limited by law.
  • What's more, product liability rules for gun manufacturers end up regulating not just what's done within a state, but also what's done in other states.

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Syllabification: prod·uct li·a·bil·i·ty

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