implied promise

Definition of "implied promise"
  1. An understanding that is considered to be a vow of action or conduct, even though it hasn't been formally expressed, agreed upon or detailed, and its violation could be grounds for a lawsuit
How to use "implied promise" in a sentence
  1. The buyer sued the seller for breach of an implied promise when the product did not live up to the expected standards.
  2. The doctor had an implied promise to provide competent healthcare services to her patient.
  3. Even without a written contract, an implied promise for fair treatment existed between the employer and the employee.

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