specific performance

Definition of "specific performance"
  1. A court-ordered mandate requiring a party to uphold their side of a contract instead of, or in addition to, providing monetary compensation, usually applied to unique items like artwork or antiques
How to use "specific performance" in a sentence
  1. To ensure the unique painting was delivered, the judge ordered specific performance.
  2. In lieu of damages, the party breached upon requested the court for specific performance.
  3. When the antique chair was not delivered as promised, the damaged party sought specific performance.

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