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indivisible

adjective close, impartible, incapable of being divided, incapable of being separated, indiscerptible, individuus, inseparable, inseverable, one, tenacious, unbreakable, undividable, united
Associated concepts: indivisible contract, indivisible injury, indivisible ownership of property
See also: coherent, cohesive, compact, conjoint, inextricable, infrangible, inseparable, solid, whole

INDIVISIBLE. That which cannot be separated.
     2. It is important to ascertain when a consideration or a contract, is or is not indivisible. When a consideration is entire and indivisible, and it is against law, the contract is void in toto. 11 Verm. 592; 2 W. & S. 235. When the consideration is divisible, and part of it is illegal, the contract is void only pro tanto.
     3.-To ascertain whether a contract is divisible or indivisible, id to ascertain whether it may or may not be enforced, in part, or paid in part, without the consent of the other party. See 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 694, and articles Divisible; Entire.

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