accord and satisfaction

Definition of "accord and satisfaction"
  1. An arrangement where a person agrees to accept less than what they're owed as a final settlement. By making this deal and receiving the reduced payment, the original debt is considered settled and erased
How to use "accord and satisfaction" in a sentence
  1. After the business dispute, they decided to reach an accord and satisfaction to avoid further litigation.
  2. The tenant, owing back rent, proposed an accord and satisfaction to the landlord.
  3. Unable to repay all their loans, the company resolved their debt through an accord and satisfaction with the bank.

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