Meaning of CLAUSE in English
(LEGAL DOCUMENT) [noun] [C] [specialized] - a particular part of a written legal document, for example a law passed by Parliament or a contract (= an agreement)to add/delete a clauseThey have amended a clause in the bill to try to get it through Parliament.There is a clause in the contract which says the company can make people redundant for economic reasons.Clause 4 of the constitution is thought to be the most important section.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012