quasi contract


noun Law.

an obligation imposed by law in the absence of a contract to prevent unjust enrichment.

Nearby words

  1. quash,
  2. quasheba,
  3. quashee,
  4. quashi,
  5. quasi,
  6. quasi-,
  7. quasi-contract,
  8. quasi-judicial,
  9. quasi-quotation,
  10. quasi-stellar object

Origin of quasi contract

First recorded in 1720–30

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