private treaty


noun

a property sale based on terms resulting from a conference between buyer and seller.

Nearby words

  1. private press,
  2. private property,
  3. private school,
  4. private secretary,
  5. private sector,
  6. private trust,
  7. private view,
  8. private viewdata,
  9. private-equity company,
  10. private-line car

Origin of private treaty

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for private treaty

private treaty

noun

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