Synallagmatic Syn`al*lag*mat"ic, a. [Gr. ?, from ? a mutual agreement, contract, fr. ? to exchange, negotiate with; sy`n with + ? to change.] (Law) Imposing reciprocal obligations upon the parties; as, a synallagmatic contract. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]

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  • synallagmatic — syn·al·lag·mat·ic /ˌsi nə ˌlag ma tik, sə ˌna ləg / adj [Greek synallagmatikos of a contract, from synallagmat synallagama contract, covenant, from synallassein to enter into a contract, from syn together with, at the same time as + allassein to… …   Law dictionary

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  • synallagmatic — /ˌsɪnæləgˈmætɪk/ (say .sinaluhg matik) adjective Law (of a contract) creating mutual obligations, as opposed to unilateral. {Greek synallogmatikos of a covenant} …   Australian English dictionary

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