- an obligation imposed by law in the absence of a contract to prevent unjust enrichment.
Origin of quasi contract
First recorded in 1720–30
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Examples from the Web for quasi-contract
If it is possible to speak here of a contract, their quasi-contract is made and settled for them beforehand.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
- an implied contract which arises without the express agreement of the parties