cypres definition

  • noun:
    • cypress
    • A rule for construing written devices to be able to adjust as almost into purpose for the parties as is consistent with law.
    • In law, as near as practicable.
    • a rule that whenever literal conformity is impossible the objective of a donor or testator should be completed as almost as you possibly can
    • cypress
    • A rule for construing written devices so as to adjust as nearly to the intention regarding the parties as is consistent with legislation.
    • in-law, since near as practicable.
    • a rule that after literal compliance is impossible the intention of a donor or testator must certanly be carried out as nearly as you are able to

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