nudum pactum

Definition of "nudum pactum"
  1. A commitment or pledge made without a mutual exchange of value or benefit, which renders it unenforceable
How to use "nudum pactum" in a sentence
  1. Despite the friendly promises, the court considered the agreement to be a nudum pactum and, therefore, not legally binding.
  2. An understanding without corresponding exchange of values or services is considered a nudum pactum, which offers no legal protection.
  3. Because the company failed to provide any value in return for the employee's agreement, it was deemed a nudum pactum, and the court could not enforce it.

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