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Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary

1) In contracts or leases, a period of time, such as one year, in which a contract or lease will be in force. 2) In contracts or leases, a specified condition, often also called a clause, such as a provision that prohibits tenants from keeping pets. 3) A period of time for which a court sits or a legislature will be in session.

Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.