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Word: vitiate

Definition: spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally


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Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Etridge (No 2) [http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKHL/2001/44.html UKHL 44 is a leading case relevant for English land law and English contract law on the circumstances under which actual and presumed undue influence can be argued to vitiate consent to a contract. Facts.

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