implied contract


An agreement that exists purely out of the expected conduct of two parties in which, absent a written contract, one of the parties would be unjustly disadvantaged at the expense of the other party's enrichment. In judicial theory, there is an implied offer and acceptance between two parties where one voluntarily accepts the benefits conferred upon him by another.

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It was an implied contract, which was a lot different than a regular one and needed to be managed very carefully.

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The implied contract essentially functions as an unwritten rule that was agreed upon during the hand shake agreement we entered.

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My mother agreed to pay my rent based upon implied contract, but I knew if I failed out of school that she would discontinue her support.

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