Valuable consideration
Valuable Val"u*a*ble, a. 1. Having value or worth; possessing qualities which are useful and esteemed; precious; costly; as, a valuable horse; valuable land; a valuable cargo. [1913 Webster]

2. Worthy; estimable; deserving esteem; as, a valuable friend; a valuable companion. [1913 Webster]

{Valuable consideration} (Law), an equivalent or compensation having value given for a thing purchased, as money, marriage, services, etc. --Blackstone. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]


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  • valuable consideration — noun : an equivalent or compensation having value that is given for something (as money, marriage, services) acquired or promised and that may consist either in some right, interest, profit, or benefit accruing to one party or some responsibility …   Useful english dictionary

  • valuable consideration — noun Date: 1602 an equivalent or compensation having value that is given for something acquired or promised (as money or marriage) and that may consist either in a benefit accruing to one party or a loss falling upon the other …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • valuable consideration — /ˌvæljubəl kənsɪdəˈreɪʃən/ (say .valyoohbuhl kuhnsiduh rayshuhn) noun something of value given in exchange on the making of a contract …   Australian English dictionary

  • fair and valuable consideration — One which is a substantial compensation for the property conveyed, or which is reasonable, in view of the surrounding circumstances and conditions and market value of comparable properties in same vicinity, in contradistinction to an inadequate… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • consideration — con·sid·er·a·tion n: something (as an act or forbearance or the promise thereof) done or given by one party for the act or promise of another see also contract compare motive ◇ Except in Louisiana, consideration is a necessary element to the… …   Law dictionary

  • Consideration (England und Wales) — Consideration bezeichnet im Recht von England und Wales ein Erfordernis für die Einklagbarkeit von Verträgen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Definition 2 Voraussetzungen 2.1 Angemessenheit 2.2 Erfüllung einer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Valuable — Val u*a*ble, a. 1. Having value or worth; possessing qualities which are useful and esteemed; precious; costly; as, a valuable horse; valuable land; a valuable cargo. [1913 Webster] 2. Worthy; estimable; deserving esteem; as, a valuable friend; a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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