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    sentence instructure

    'there is no payment in lieu of notice incurred'
    Could you advise what does it mean especially the word 'incurred' used in here and what's the kind of sentence instructure?

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    Re: sentence instructure

    incur, incurs, incurring, incurred- WordWeb dictionary definition
    ...there is no payment in lieu of notice (that has been) incurred/received.

    Example

    Assuming that there is a probation period of 3 months,
    you can resign and leave without advanced notice.
    There is no payment in lieu of notice incurred.


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    Re: sentence instructure

    I still don't understand what does the word "incurred" mean in here?


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    When you start a new job, it will be laid down how much notice you will have to give before you can leave that job - one week, one month etc.

    It will also be laid down whether there is a period [probationary period]before during which you do not need to give notice.

    In this period you do not incur [become liable to] any need to give notice.

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    Re: sentence instructure

    "in lieu" is a Latin phrase meaning "instead" , "in place of". Generally speaking,
    "in lieu" is used as a clause in contracts to state that one condition of the contract may be substituted for another as an example, a contract may say that a person may pay a fine "in lieu" of completing the other condition of that contract.

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    Re: sentence instructure

    why we have been asked to use different kind/special wordings in those bussiness documents such as employment letter, bank documents...


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    Legal terms as used in contracts and agreements have very precise meanings.

    If there is a dispute, and the wording can be interpreted in more than one way, it can lead to expensive litigation.

    It is better that the special words are used to avoid confusion.

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