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Synonyms for force majeure

a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events

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Force majure was declared at 19:00 AST on Saturday, September 19.
Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles, reported today that it has now canceled its prior force majure declaration and resumed all operations after a temporary suspension caused by Hurricane Georges.
As previously disclosed, according to the force majure provisions of the Petrojarl I contract, PGS will continue to be compensated, but at reduced levels.
Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles, reported September 29 that it has canceled its prior force majure declaration and resumed all operations after a temporary suspension caused by Hurricane Georges.
Because of high demand, unplanned outages as well as insufficient capacity, some suppliers had evoked the force majure clause in their contracts or declared formal allocations.