remoteness
noun see remote I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • remoteness — A principle used in determining an award of damages in contract or tort. In contract, the test of remoteness is that set out in Hadley v Baxendale ([1854] 9 Ex 341). Under this test, the claimant will be able to recover: • Losses arising… …   Law dictionary

  • Remoteness — may refer to: *Distance *Remoteness in English Law …   Wikipedia

  • remoteness — remote ► ADJECTIVE (remoter, remotest) 1) far away in space or time. 2) situated far from the main centres of population. 3) distantly related. 4) (often remote from) having very little connection. 5) (of a chance or possibility) unlikely to …   English terms dictionary

  • Remoteness — Remote Re*mote (r? m?t ), a. [Compar. {Remoter} ( ?r); superl. {Remotest}.] [L. remotus, p. p. of removere to remove. See {Remove}.] 1. Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remoteness — See remotely. * * * …   Universalium

  • remoteness — noun the quality of being remote …   Wiktionary

  • remoteness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The fact or condition of being far removed or apart: distance, farness. See BIG, NEAR. 2. Dissociation from one s surroundings or worldly affairs: aloofness, detachment, distance. See ATTITUDE, CONCERN, INCLUDE,… …   English dictionary for students

  • remoteness — re mote·ness || rɪ məʊtnɪs n. distantness, state of being far away; seclusion, isolation; distantness in time or relation; aloofness, standoffishness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • remoteness — n. 1. Distance. 2. Slightness, distance …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • remoteness — re·mote·ness …   English syllables

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