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Adhesion Contract

Definition of the noun adhesion contract

What does adhesion contract mean as a name of something?


  1. a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power

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Google previewMellinkoff's Dictionary of American Legal Usage (2009)

by David Mellinkoff

Sometimes shortened to adhesion contract. Occasionally gummed up as adhesive contract. contract under seal Elsee seal. controlled substances contra proferentem (L.: ...

Google previewDictionary of Legal Terms, 5th edition

by Steven H. Gifis

ADHESION CONTRACT see adhesion contract. ALEATORY CONTRACT see aleatory [ALEATORY CONTRACT]. BILATERAL CONTRACT one in which there are mutual promises between two parties, each being both a promisor and a ...

Google previewWebster's New World Law Dictionary (2010)

by Jonathan Wallace, Susan Ellis Wild

adhesion contract. A contract that ...

Google previewNolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary (2009)

by Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Hill

adhesion contract (contract of adhesion) a ...

Google previewLegal Translation and the Dictionary (2004)

by Marta Chromá

degree; adhesionary relating to adhesion contract; collateral subordinate, indirect; ~ fízení collateral / adhesion proceedings the type of civil proceedings held within the criminal proceedings where the victim of a crime may recover damages; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cloud Computing (2016)

by San Murugesan, Irena Bojanova

Privacy policies and TOS agreements typically meet this definition for an adhesion contract (Bagley, 2011). Such contracts are not automatically invalid but they may be subject to greater scrutiny. If a court finds that the terms of a TOS ...

Google previewDebtor's Dictionary (2010)

The American Encyclopedia of Consumer Credit by Sidney Moore

Adhesion Contract——The non-negotiable printed portion of a contract that is merely “stuck onto” a consumer-like “adhesive tape.” The terms are dictated by the credit-grantor, seller, or landlord, and neither the consumer nor the agent of the ...

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities: Over 7,100 Terms on Airlines (2008)

by Homero E. Martinez

See also Adhesion Contract. Conditions of Contract (Airlines): The terms and conditions shown on the passenger ticket and baggage check or on the air waybill relating to the contract of air transportation. Condo (Tourism): Abbreviation for ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Economics and Finance (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

See Adhesion Contract. UNINSURABLE RISK: A risk that fails to meet an insurance company's standards and is thus deemed uninsurable. See Insurable Risk, Risk, and Risk Management. UNINSURED POPULATION: An estimated 44 million ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

One exception to the foregoing advice is the phrase adhesion contract or contract of adhesion.

Google previewGilbert Pocket Size Law Dictionary 3d (2014)

by Publishers Editorial Staff

adhesion contract A onesided contract, unilaterally written by a party who offers it to another on a “ take it or leave it” basis. The accepting party has virtually no choice or bargaining ...

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