Blanket clause

Blan´ket clause`

1.(Law) A clause, as in a blanket mortgage or policy, that includes a group or class of things, rather than a number mentioned individually and having the burden, loss, or the like, apportioned among them.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She added that the blanket clause means that rich guarantors will also be released.
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