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Reasonable Reliance
A legal standard based upon what a prudent person would believe. If reliance is not reasonable, a defendant in certain situations may not seek redress. For example, someone who invested in a machine that allegedly turned rocks into gold could not recover damages for fraud if it could be shown that a prudent person would not have reasonably relied on such claims.
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