gentlemen's agreement

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a personal agreement based on honor and not legally binding

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Sharma Oli denied entering any gentlemen's agreement with the CPN-Maoist Centre Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
I2010, the then Spanish rotating Presidency first stated the Council's intention to end the gentlemen's agreement.
WALSALL boss Colin Lee has accused Hearts of breaking a gentlemen's agreement over the financial terms of a possible transfer involving striker Gary Wales.
He was caught in the middle of a firestorm of debate after the Infineon Raceway event in Sonoma, where Robby Gordon passed him under a caution flag and went on to win the race, thus breaking a gentlemen's agreement between drivers not to pass under yellow.
And the Taysiders have now struck a gentlemen's agreement with FIFA vice-president Jack Warner, the main football figurehead in that part of the world.
Surprisingly, the two opera boards came to a gentlemen's agreement.
It seems that five investors in their Home Bancshares venture didn't abide by something of a gentlemen's agreement.
P'We've had a gentlemen's agreement but next week I'm going to sign a three-year deal with Adrian,' he said.
Even if it were in Congress' power to grant a retroactive immunity--and this is a murky and open question--the implementation of such a gentlemen's agreement is still subject to the sway of politics.
He abhorred the gentlemen's agreement of the British scientific societies, established during the civil wars of the seventeenth century to avoid sectarian conflict, which dictated that one member's claims would not be publicly disputed by another member.