[noun pree-kon-trakt; verb pree-kuh n-trakt, -kon-trakt]
- to bind by means of a precontract.
- to contract for or agree to do (something) by means of a precontract.
- to make a precontract.
Origin of precontract
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Examples from the Web for precontract
She alleged a precontract on the part of her husband, Angus, which was never proved.Henry VIII.
A. F. Pollard
The ostensible reason for the divorce was a precontract between Anne and Francis of Lorraine.Christina of Denmark, Duchess of Milan and Lorraine, 1522-1590
- a contract or arrangement made beforehand, esp a betrothal
- to betroth or enter into a betrothal by previous agreement
- to make (an agreement, etc) by prior arrangement
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