cooling-off period

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cooling-off period

n
1. a period during which the contending sides to a dispute reconsider their options before taking further action
2. (Law) a statutory period, often 14 days, that begins when a sale contract or life-assurance policy is received by a member of the public, during which the contract or policy can be cancelled without loss
Translations

cooling-off period

[ˌkuːlɪŋˈɒfˌpɪərɪəd] N (Ind) → plazo m de negociación (Comm) → plazo m de prueba

cooling-off period

n
(gesetzlich festgelegter) Zeitraum für Schlichtungsverhandlungen (bei Arbeitskämpfen)
(in relationship etc) → Zeit fzur Abkühlung

cooling-off period

[ˌkuːlɪŋˈɒfˌpɪərɪəd] n (Industry) → periodo di tregua sindacale
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