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statute of frauds


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  • n. A statute that bars enforcement of an oral contract.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an English statute (1676), the principle of which is incorporated in the legislation of all the States of this country, by which writing with specific solemnities (varying in the several statutes) is required to give efficacy to certain dispositions of property.


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  • a good and fine wordie's wordy word, because you have to have the agreement written down in WORDS to sell real estate according to this statute, otherwise its no good FRAUD! one point for the written word ;)

    May 2, 2008