nudum pactum

[ noo-duhm -pak-tuhm, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu dəm ˈpæk təm, ˈnyu- /

noun Law.

a simple contract or promise involving no legal considerations.

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Origin of nudum pactum

From Latin nūdum pāctum literally, “bare pact”

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British Dictionary definitions for nudum pactum

nudum pactum
/ (ˈnjuːdʊm ˈpæktʊm) /

noun

law an agreement made without consideration and void unless made under seal

Word Origin for nudum pactum

Latin: nude (sense 3b) agreement
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