What is another word for forestallment?

21 synonyms found


[ fɔːstˈɔːlmənt], [ fɔːstˈɔːlmənt], [ f_ɔː_s_t_ˈɔː_l_m_ə_n_t]

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How to use "Forestallment" in context?

Forestallment is a legal defense used in criminal cases. forestallment allows defendants to avoid committing a crime until after another legal event (such as a lawful acquittal) has occurred. Forestallment is a common defense in cases where the defendant reasonably believes that he or she is not going to commit a crime.

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