quasi contract

Definition of "quasi contract"
  1. A court-ordered agreement intended to prevent a party from unfairly benefiting at another's expense, commonly known as an implied-in-law contract
How to use "quasi contract" in a sentence
  1. In the absence of a written agreement, the court established a quasi contract to redress the imbalance.
  2. A quasi contract was enforced to prevent him from retaining the undeserved benefits.
  3. To ensure fairness, the judge determined a quasi contract was necessary.

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