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nudum pactum

[noo-duh m pak-tuh m, nyoo-] /ˈnu dəm ˈpæk təm, ˈnyu-/
noun, Law.
a simple contract or promise involving no legal considerations.
Origin of nudum pactum
< Latin nūdum pāctum literally, bare pact Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for nudum-pactum

nudum pactum

/ˈnjuːdʊm ˈpæktʊm/
(law) an agreement made without consideration and void unless made under seal
Word Origin
Latin: nude (sense 3b) agreement
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