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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In common law, a promise that is not legally enforceable due to lack of consideration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A bare, naked contract, without any consideration and therefore unenforceable in a court of law.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See nude pact, under nude.

Etymologies

From Latin nūdum the neuter form of nūdus meaning "nude" or "bare" + pāctum meaning "bargain" or "agreement". pāctum (Wiktionary)

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