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covenant

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈkʌvənənt/
LAW a part of a formal written agreement in which it is stated what must or must not be done, or in which someone promises to do or pay something: The lease contains a covenant that no animals can be kept on the property. Any loss of rent may be claimed as damages for breach of covenant (= failure to do as promised). →  See also deed of covenant , restrictive covenant , restrictive covenant
Translations of “covenant”
in Spanish pacto, convenio, alianza…
in French engagement solennel…
in German der Vertrag…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盟約, 契約, 協定…
in Russian договор, соглашение…
in Turkish mukavele, antlaşma, taahhütname…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盟约, 契约, 协定…
in Polish umowa…
(Definition of covenant noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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