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Finance Glossary

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In legal speak, a waiver is an exemption. If a fee is waived, that means you don't have to pay it.


  • "If I buy this house as-is, I waive my right to rescind my purchase if I find ghosts in it."
  • "If I hire you as my fund manager, I waive my right to sue you based on bad performance."