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English definition of “deed of covenant”

deed of covenant

noun [C]     (plural deeds of covenant)
LAW in the UK, a legal document in which a person or organization promises to pay a certain sum of money regularly to another person or organization over a fixed period of time : And if you give to charity , use a deed of covenant or Gift Aid so that your favourite cause can claim the tax back.
(Definition of deed of covenant noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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