- Law. to be performed or executed.
Origin of executory
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Another class of contracts are called executed and executory.Up To Date Business
A contract may be executed as to one party and executory as to the other.
Another classification is into executed and executory contracts.
The first is called an executory, the other an executed, sale.
The executory brief was not identical with the Bull of Deposition.The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon
- (of a law, agreement, etc) coming into operation at a future date; not yet effectivean executory contract
- executive; administrative
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