For example, if an employee at a company says they will get you a job and you have nothing to worry about, this is an example of a gentleman's agreement. However if they are unable to get you the job then you have no legal recourse.
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gentleman's agreement — ➔ agreement * * * gentleman s agreement UK US noun [C] ► an agreement that is based on trust and is not in writing: »We came to a gentleman s agreement that if anybody else wanted the job, I would stand aside … Financial and business terms
gentleman's agreement — n. m. (Anglicisme) Accord diplomatique entre deux peuples, ayant la valeur d un engagement de principe conclu entre gens d honneur. || Par ext. Accord verbal, ne reposant que sur la bonne foi des parties. Des gentlemen s agreements. gentlemen s… … Encyclopédie Universelle
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gentleman's agreement — an agreement not intended to be legally enforceable will not be enforced if the court accepts that it is such. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 … Law dictionary
gentleman's agreement — ► NOUN ▪ an arrangement which is based on trust rather than being legally binding … English terms dictionary
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gentleman's agreement — noun or gentlemen s agreement : an agreement secured only by the honor of the participants * * * (or gentlemen s agreement) noun, pl ⋯ ments [count] : an informal agreement based on trust rather than on a legal document * * * ˌgentleman s… … Useful english dictionary
gentleman's agreement — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms gentleman s agreement : singular gentleman s agreement plural gentleman s agreements a business agreement in which people trust each other without a written contract … English dictionary
Gentleman's agreement — Gentlemen s agreement Pour le film américain de 1947 titre original Gentleman s agreement, voir Le Mur invisible. Un gentlemen s agreement ((en), littéralement, « accord entre gentilshommes ») est un accord informel entre deux ou… … Wikipédia en Français
gentleman's\ agreement — gentlemen s agreement [ dʒɛntləmɛnsagrimɛnt ] ou gentleman s agreement [ dʒɛntləmansagrimɛnt ] n. m. • 1930; loc. angl. « accord de gentlemen » ♦ Anglic. Accord international engageant moralement les personnes publiques ou privées, mais dépourvu… … Encyclopédie Universelle
gentleman's agreement — When an agreement is neither written nor signed, because the two parties trust each other completely, it is called a gentleman s agreement. It was a gentleman s agreement. I can t change my mind now! … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions