Consensual contract
Consensual Con*sen"su*al, a. [See {Consent}, v. i., and cf. {Sensual}.] 1. (Law) Existing, or made, by the mutual consent of two or more parties. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physiol.) Excited or caused by sensation, sympathy, or reflex action, and not by conscious volition; as, consensual motions. [1913 Webster]

{Consensual contract} (Law), a contract formed merely by consent, as a marriage contract. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • consensual contract — noun A contract drawn up and requiring only the consent of all parties • • • Main Entry: ↑consensus …   Useful english dictionary

  • consensual contract — /kansenshuwal kontraekt/ A term derived from the civil law, denoting a contract founded upon and completed by the mere consent of the contracting parties, without any external formality or symbolic act to fix the obligation. See also contract …   Black's law dictionary

  • consensual contract — /kansenshuwal kontraekt/ A term derived from the civil law, denoting a contract founded upon and completed by the mere consent of the contracting parties, without any external formality or symbolic act to fix the obligation. See also contract …   Black's law dictionary

  • consensual contract — (Civil law.) An agreement which was enforceable merely because the parties consented to it …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • consensual — CONSENSUÁL, Ă, consensuali, e, adj. (În sintagma) Contract consensual = contract care se încheie prin simplul acord de voinţă al părţilor [pr.: su al] – Din fr. consensuel. Trimis de C Taut, 08.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  consensuál adj. m. (sil. su …   Dicționar Român

  • Consensual — Con*sen su*al, a. [See {Consent}, v. i., and cf. {Sensual}.] 1. (Law) Existing, or made, by the mutual consent of two or more parties. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) Excited or caused by sensation, sympathy, or reflex action, and not by conscious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consensual — adjective Etymology: Latin consensus + English al Date: 1754 1. existing or made by mutual consent without an act of writing < a consensual contract > 2. involving or based on mutual consent < consensual acts > • consensually …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consensual — /kənˈsɛnʃuəl/ (say kuhn senshoohuhl) adjective 1. formed or existing by mere consent: a consensual contract. 2. Physiology (of an action) involuntarily correlative with a voluntary action, as the contraction of the iris when the eye is opened.… …   Australian 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

  • consensual contracts — are such as are founded upon and completed by the mere agreement of the contracting parties, without any external formality or symbolic act to fix the obligation. Real contracts are those in which it is necessary that there should be something… …   Black's law dictionary

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