quasi contract

noun Law.

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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British Dictionary definitions for quasi-contract



an implied contract which arises without the express agreement of the parties
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