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
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cooling-off period

[ˌkuːlɪŋˈɒfˌpɪərɪəd] N (Ind) → plazo m de negociación (Comm) → plazo m de prueba
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cooling-off period

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

[ˌkuːlɪŋˈɒfˌpɪərɪəd] n (Industry) → periodo di tregua sindacale
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References in periodicals archive ?
Nonetheless, Respondent failed to file an answer within the twenty-day period.
recently closed the door to applying any exception to the ten- or twenty-day periods for making a reclamation demand when the buyer is in bankruptcy, and refused to apply any longer period afforded under state law.