Definition of undue influence in English:

undue influence


mass nounLaw
  • Influence by which a person is induced to act otherwise than by their own free will or without adequate attention to the consequences.

    • ‘It has become conventional to divide undue influence into actual and presumed undue influence.’
    • ‘There is a rebuttable evidential presumption of undue influence.’
    • ‘The defendant claimed that he had entered into the agreement under undue influence.’
    • ‘She also pleads undue influence by Mr. Wilson, and other defences.’
    • ‘An allegation of undue influence was abandoned at the summary judgment application.’