# 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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• Hypernym for "cypres"
• rule
• Cross Reference for "cypres"
• doctrine of cy-pres