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private treaty

a property sale based on terms resulting from a conference between buyer and seller.
Origin of private treaty
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Finally, private treaty sales may be used in determining appraisal values.
  • Back then livestock was sold by what's called private treaty.
  • In-state private treaty sales are permitted under the mandatory program.
British Dictionary definitions for private treaty

private treaty

a sale of property for a price agreed directly between seller and buyer
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