informal contract

informal contract
informal contract see contract

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

informal contract
n.
A contract that is valid without being executed formally, such as an oral contract.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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