aleatory contract

Definition of "aleatory contract"
  1. A type of agreement where the obligations of one or both parties hinge on an unpredictable occurrence
How to use "aleatory contract" in a sentence
  1. The lottery ticket is an example of an aleatory contract because its value relies on the drawing of random numbers.
  2. Insurance policies are typically aleatory contracts, as the insurer's duty to pay out depends on an uncertain incident like a car accident.
  3. An aleatory contract regarding a potential oil field would depend on whether the oil is actually present and extractable.

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