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novation

Definitions of novation
  1. noun
    (law) the replacement of one obligation by another by mutual agreement of both parties; usually the replacement of one of the original parties to a contract with the consent of the remaining party
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    type of:
    replacement, replacing
    the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
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