contract of adhesion


contract of adhesion
noun
a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power
Syn: ↑adhesion contract
Hypernyms: ↑contract

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • adhesion contract — noun a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power • Syn: ↑contract of adhesion • Hypernyms: ↑contract …   Useful english dictionary


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