literal contract

literal contract
(Roman law.) A contract which was wholly in writing, and which was binding on him who signed it, although without consideration.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Literal contract — Literal Lit er*al (l[i^]t [ e]r*al), a. [F. lit[ e]ral, litt[ e]ral, L. litteralis, literalis, fr. littera, litera, a letter. See {Letter}.] 1. According to the letter or verbal expression; real; not figurative or metaphorical; as, the literal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • literal contract — noun civil law : an obligation fully evidenced by writing and binding upon the party signing and promising therein …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Literal — Lit er*al (l[i^]t [ e]r*al), a. [F. lit[ e]ral, litt[ e]ral, L. litteralis, literalis, fr. littera, litera, a letter. See {Letter}.] 1. According to the letter or verbal expression; real; not figurative or metaphorical; as, the literal meaning of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Literal equation — Literal Lit er*al (l[i^]t [ e]r*al), a. [F. lit[ e]ral, litt[ e]ral, L. litteralis, literalis, fr. littera, litera, a letter. See {Letter}.] 1. According to the letter or verbal expression; real; not figurative or metaphorical; as, the literal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • literal — /litaral/ According to language; following expression in words. A literal construction of a document adheres closely to its words, without making differences for extrinsic circumstances; a literal performance of a condition is one which complies… …   Black's law dictionary

  • literal — /litaral/ According to language; following expression in words. A literal construction of a document adheres closely to its words, without making differences for extrinsic circumstances; a literal performance of a condition is one which complies… …   Black's law dictionary

  • contract — An agreement between two or more persons which creates an obligation to do or not to do a particular thing. As defined in Restatement, Second, Contracts No. 3: A contract is a promise or a set of promises for the breach of which the law gives a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • contract — An agreement between two or more persons which creates an obligation to do or not to do a particular thing. As defined in Restatement, Second, Contracts No. 3: A contract is a promise or a set of promises for the breach of which the law gives a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Contract — law …   Wikipedia


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