unanticipated event

unanticipated event
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  • unanticipated — un|an|tic|i|pat|ed [ˌʌnænˈtısıpeıtıd] adj an unanticipated event or result is one that you did not expect ▪ an unanticipated increase in inflation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Event risk — The risk that the ability of an issuer to make interest and principal payments will change because of rare, discontinuous, and very large, unanticipated changes in the market environment such as (1) a natural or industrial accident or some… …   Financial and business terms

  • event risk — The risk of an unexpected, future decrease in credit quality that is a result of events such as a corporate acquisition or material changes in taxes, laws, or regulations. American Banker Glossary The risk that the ability of an issuer to make… …   Financial and business terms

  • Sentinel event — A sentinel event is defined by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) as any unanticipated event in a healthcare setting resulting in death or serious physical or psychological injury to a person or persons, not …   Wikipedia

  • sentinel event — noun As defined by the , any unanticipated or unusual event in a medical setting which results in death or serious physical injury to a person or persons, specifically including limb loss or gross motor function …   Wiktionary

  • surprise — sur·prise n 1: a condition or situation in which a party to a proceeding is unexpectedly placed without any fault or neglect of his or her own and that entitles the party to relief (as a new trial) 2: an aspect of procedural unconscionability… …   Law dictionary

  • Naval Board of Inquiry — A Naval Board of Inquiry (or Naval Court of Inquiry) is a type of investigative court proceeding conducted by the United States Navy after the occurrence of an unanticipated event that adversely affects the performance, or reputation, of the… …   Wikipedia

  • accident — ac·ci·dent n: an unexpected usu. sudden event that occurs without intent or volition although sometimes through carelessness, unawareness, ignorance, or a combination of causes and that produces an unfortunate result (as an injury) for which the… …   Law dictionary

  • Tort of deceit — The tort of deceit, also known as fraud , dates in its modern development from Pasley v. Freeman . [(1789) 3 T.R. 51] Here the defendant said that a third party was creditworthy to the claimant, knowing he was broke. The claimant loaned the third …   Wikipedia

  • force majeure —  External contingencies that unavoidably affect performance of a contract (French).  ► “Regarding the passed deadline, Mr. Salih cited ‘force majeure,’ which allows a company to depart from the terms of a contract when an unanticipated event… …   American business jargon

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