under seal
phrasal with an authenticating seal affixed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • under seal — ► LAW if something is under seal, it cannot be seen, copied, or taken away: »His file is currently under seal. Main Entry: ↑seal …   Financial and business terms

  • under seal — adverb : with an authenticating seal affixed; especially : with both signature and seal * * * under seal Authenticated • • • Main Entry: ↑seal * * * under legal protection of secrecy the judge ordered that the videotape be kept under seal * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • under seal — With seal affixed. See seal …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • contract under seal — For centuries before the doctrine of consideration was developed, and long before informal contracts were enforced, contracts under seal were enforced. The sealed instrument required no consideration. The required formalities are: a sufficient… …   Black's law dictionary

  • contract under seal — For centuries before the doctrine of consideration was developed, and long before informal contracts were enforced, contracts under seal were enforced. The sealed instrument required no consideration. The required formalities are: a sufficient… …   Black's law dictionary

  • contract under seal — see contract Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • bargain under seal — index specialty (contract) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • promise under seal — index specialty (contract) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • agreement under seal — See contract under seal …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • contract under seal — A specialty; a written promise signed by the promisor and sealed with his seal. Such obligations derived their force from their form and were enforceable before the evolution of the doctrine of consideration as applicable to simple contracts. 17… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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