Precontract
Precontract Pre`con*tract", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Precontracted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Precontracting}.] To contract, engage, or stipulate previously. [1913 Webster]

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  • precontract — PRECONTRÁCT, precontracte, s.n. Contract provizoriu. – Pre1 + contract (după fr. avant contracte). Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  precontráct s. n., pl. precontrácte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • Precontract — Pre con*tract , v. i. To make a previous contract or agreement. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Precontract — Pre*con tract, n. A contract preceding another; especially (Law), a contract of marriage which, according to the ancient law, rendered void a subsequent marriage solemnized in violation of it. Abbott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • precontract — [prē′kän′trakt΄; ] for v. [ prē΄kən trakt′, prē′kän′trakt΄] n. a previous contract, esp. one which bars the making of another, as, formerly, a betrothal vt. to bind by a previous contract …   English World dictionary

  • precontract — precontractive, adj. precontractual /pree keuhn trak chooh euhl/, adj. n. /pree kon trakt/; v. /pree keuhn trakt , kon trakt/, n. 1. a preexisting contract that legally prevents a person from making another contract of the same nature. 2.… …   Universalium

  • precontract — pre•con•tract n. [[t]priˈkɒn trækt[/t]] v. [[t]ˌpri kənˈtrækt, priˈkɒn trækt[/t]] n. 1) law a preexisting contract that legally prevents a person from making another contract of the same nature 2) to bind by means of a precontract 3) to make a… …   From formal English to slang

  • Precontract —    see Butler Precontract …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • precontract — I. “+ noun Etymology: Middle English precontracte, from pre + contracte, contract contract more at contract : a contract preceding another; especially : an informal agreement of marriage made per verba de praesenti and formerly disabling one from …   Useful english dictionary

  • precontract — n. advance contract, early covenant; early agreement, advance pact v. draft a contract ahead of time, make a covenant in advance; agree beforehand, make a pact in advance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • precontract — pre·contract …   English syllables

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