oral contract

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an agreement that is not in writing and is not signed by the parties but is a real existing contract that lacks only the formal requirement of a memorandum to render it enforceable in litigation

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Its particular evil, as the recent one-day cricket series between Pakistan and England demonstrated, is to fracture the unwritten contract between athlete and spectator.
Indeed, Nasrallah himself would hesitate to destabilize Lebanon, since his unwritten contract with Iran requires him to be prepared to retaliate against Israel in case of an attack against its nuclear facilities.
Advertisers such as these are breaking O'Reilly and Tennant's Great Unwritten Contract, the principle that advertisers should give something in return when they demand our attention: some useful information or entertainment, or both.
The 9/11 attacks, for instance, prompted the United States to interfere militarily in Afghanistan, a quasi-destitute country home to instigators, financers, plotters, and executors who breached the unwritten contract by virtue of which they enjoyed immunity in their fight against the Soviet enemy of the United States.
According to the London daily Elaph, Amirah said that had an unwritten contract with the owner of 'Rotana,' Prince Walid Bin Talal that she would return the coming season.
THIS nation has an unwritten contract with the armed forces.
Every state has slightly different requirements for the proof required in an unwritten contract.
Of course, most fans have an unwritten contract with the clubs of their choice, pledging undivided loyalty.
Yankelovich had written about the unwritten contract between scientists and society in the lead article of the very first edition of Issues in 1985.