gentlemen's agreement

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a personal agreement based on honor and not legally binding

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On one hand the FIFA regulations say that George Burley can pick eligible players who hold a British passport - and on the other we have the gentlemen's agreement with the other Home Associations.
Hamilton was expected to sign in time for the weekend defeat to Aberdeen but Well failed to sign his release papers in time, prompting suggestions the Fir Park side had broken a gentlemen's agreement.
There is a so-called gentlemen's agreement among several European manufacturers to limit top speeds to a ceiling of 155mph, which is endorsed by BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi but not Porsche.
Editor's Note: If NEPA is breaking with its original mandate to provide NEPF administrative functions "at no charge to the foundation," so, too, is NEPF now breaking a gentlemen's agreement with The Newsletter on Newsletters.
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.
Surprisingly, the two opera boards came to a gentlemen's agreement.