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waiver

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Definition a formal agreement releasing someone from an obligation
  • A waiver can only release negligent activity, not intentional activity.
  • They wouldn't let him play paintball because he didn't have a medical waiver signed by his parents.
  • He needed a waiver to enlist in the army due to minor drug offense on his record.
  • But then the clerk explained that Oscar could apply for a waiver.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Then you will all be free to return to your homesafter signing a waiver-of-liability form, but the legal officer will take care of that.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • Reds will tear each other apart for such waivers.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • You don't have a signed waiver clearing me with proper authorities, I don't go out.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • I have a waiver here I need you to sign.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • Our young men had signed waivers of extradition.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Did you bring in your DES medical and waiver forms?
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Jordan took the paper and left the cell, heading out of the sheriff's office to give the waiver to the clerk.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The waiver pointedly listed execution among the outcomes for certain crimes, including adultery, and they had all signed with a certain giddiness.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • And then she showed her where to sign the waiver acknowledging the risks of uterine suction.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • I even offered to sign a waiver saying that I'd never make the Navy responsible for anything that happened to my arm.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I scrawl my signature across the bottom of the waivers and hand them back to him.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • If they could, he was sure they would like to rescind the waivers that had allowed him to be born at all.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • Unfortunately this is confined to urgent situations of life or death and our staff has to determine that domestic emergency is warranted before we issue a passport waiver.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • I'll sign a waiver.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • When I took another eye test at the Institute, hoping to get a waiver on the requirement for zo/zo vision, the doctors found an additional flaw: color blindness of the red-green variety.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Before he died, Jeremy Pratt and his parents signed a waiver stating that the Saranson Center for Life Preservation could transport his corpse from a hospital in Quincy, Illinois, to Denver, Colorado.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin

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