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gentleman's pact

A legally non-binding arrangement that is guaranteed only by a verbal or mutually understood agreement by the parties involved. Though my father left me his entire estate in his will, I made a gentleman's pact with my brother to share the wealth equally between us.
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Interviews were then conducted (by phone or in person, whichever was more convenient to the respondent) with a key contact from each PACT site who had knowledge about PACT implementation (i.
The contents of the pact should be disclosed and explained to the people in detail so that there won't be any misunderstanding," Lee said.
Iraq moved last night to discuss with Syria and Lebanon the negotiation of an agreement similar to the military pacts signed by Egypt with Syria and Saudi Arabia, official quarters stated here today.
The President's principled comment about the Pact was that instead of amending the Constitution, such changes should be made part of the State Budget Structure Act.
The panel also acknowledged a secret pact that allowed Washington to immediately use U.
The initial PACT consortium was composed of eight University of California campuses, San Jose State University, San Diego State University, Stanford University, and Mills College.
However, Syria's information minister, Mohsen Bilal, said the pact amounts to an "award to the occupiers" of Iraq.
Some legislatures have a conspiracy to pass the pact," he explained.
For them to stay longer, a new pact would need to be agreed.
Sergeant Nick Husbands, who has helped organise the scheme, said: "It was felt that there was a need to re-jig PACT slightly to make meetings more relevant to the local communities in that part of Bromsgrove district.
Through its collaborative effort with Family PACT, California averted more than 200,000 unplanned pregnancies in 2002, as Foster and her colleagues point out.
The wide-ranging pact requires special training, increased supervision and frequent audits.
The mother had made a pact with a sorceress before the birth to either love the child as it is when it is born, or give it to the sorceress to raise and love; this pact was made in exchange for the mother's privilege during her pregnancy of picking unlimited amounts of the herb rapunzel from the sorceress's garden.
intent to enter into a free trade pact with the South American nation.