Definition of without prejudice in US English:

without prejudice


  • Without detriment to any existing right or claim.

    ‘the payment was made without any prejudice to her rights’
    • ‘This procedure is without prejudice to the Supervising Officer's responsibility under the building contract.’
    • ‘He is to stress that any acceptance by us of the keys is without prejudice to the dilapidations claim.’
    • ‘The order included a provision that it was without prejudice to the right of the defendants to add her name if they so chose.’
    • ‘The motion was dismissed, on terms, without prejudice to the defendant's right to renew the motion at trial.’
    • ‘This discharge is in addition to and without prejudice to any other discharge given to the Trustees.’
    justly, equitably, impartially, without bias, without prejudice, without fear or favour, with an open mind, open-mindedly, even-handedly, objectively, neutrally, disinterestedly
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