Meaning of “capacity to contract” in the English Dictionary


"capacity to contract" in Business English

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capacity to contractnoun [ S ]

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LAW if you have the capacity to contract, you have the ability or right to sign a legal agreement to show that you accept it:

As far as age is concerned, a person who has reached 18 has the legal capacity to contract as an individual.

(Definition of “capacity to contract” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)