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restrictive covenant

noun
1.
a covenant with a clause that restricts the action of any party to it, especially an agreement among property owners not to sell to members of particular minority groups.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • They had to show that the restrictive covenant was reasonable in scope.
  • The restrictive covenant is a recorded land use agreement.
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restrictive covenant

noun
1.
(law) a covenant imposing a restriction on the use of land for the purpose of preserving the enjoyment or value of adjoining land
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