conditional contract


conditional contract
noun
a contract whose performance depends on a fact or event that affects legal relations
Hypernyms: ↑contract

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • conditional contract — contract which contains a suspending condition, contract which contains a terminating condition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conditional contract — A contract whose very existence and performance depends upon the happening of some contingency or condition expressly stated therein. It is not simply an executory contract, since the latter may be an absolute agreement to do or not to do… …   Black's law dictionary

  • conditional contract — A contract whose very existence and performance depends upon the happening of some contingency or condition expressly stated therein. It is not simply an executory contract, since the latter may be an absolute agreement to do or not to do… …   Black's law dictionary

  • conditional contract — Not just a contract with conditions, but a contract, the very existence of which depends upon the fulfillment or occurrence of a condition or contingency. Nashville & Northwestern Railroad Co. v Jones & Baker, 42 Tenn (2 Coldw) 574, 584 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • contract — con·tract 1 / kän ˌtrakt/ n [Latin contractus from contrahere to draw together, enter into (a relationship or agreement), from com with, together + trahere to draw] 1: an agreement between two or more parties that creates in each party a duty to… …   Law dictionary

  • conditional — I adjective alterable, changeable, conditioned, containing stipulations, contingent on, dependent on, depending on, depending on a future event, determined by, equivocal, granted on certain terms, hypothetical, imposing a condition, indefinite,… …   Law dictionary

  • conditional — con‧di‧tion‧al [kənˈdɪʆnəl] adjective if an offer, agreement etc is conditional, it will only be done if something else happens: conditional on/​upon • The sale of the company is conditional upon approval by the shareholders. • a conditional… …   Financial and business terms

  • Contract — • The canonical and moralist doctrine on this subject is a development of that contained in the Roman civil law. In civil law, a contract is defined as the union of several persons in a coincident expression of will by which their legal relations …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • contract to sell — ˌcontract to ˈsell noun contracts to sell PLURALFORM [countable usually singular] COMMERCE LAW a contract in which one person or company agrees to sell something and another agrees to buy it at a future time, for example when it is made or built… …   Financial and business terms

  • conditional — That which is dependent upon or granted subject to a condition. As to conditional acceptance conditional appearance conditional bequest conditional contract conditional delivery conditional devise conditional fee …   Black's law dictionary


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