Meaning of “gentleman's agreement” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “gentleman's agreement” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gentleman's agreementnoun [ C ]

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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.

(Definition of “gentleman's agreement” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)