gentleman's agreement

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gen·tle·man's agreement

or gen·tle·men's agreement (jĕn′tl-mənz)
An agreement guaranteed only by the pledged word or unspoken understanding of the parties.
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Blatter told Swiss TV station RROTV: "It was a contract I had with Michel Platini, a gentleman's agreement, and that was followed through on.
Among its priorities is also to ensure media security not through repression, but through the implementation of laws and a gentleman's agreement," Joreige told a delegation from the League of Faculty of Media and Documentation Graduates at the state-run Lebanese University.
Odemwingie is adamant he travelled to Loftus Road on deadline day only after being given his manager's blessing and that a gentleman's agreement that he could leave if Rangers were willing to pay PS3.
Leaders on both sides respected each other and even in defeat submission was done with a gentleman's agreement.
As reported by Money Mail, Lloyds TSB, Barclaycard, Firstplus and the Royal Bank of Scotland/NatWest have all admitted to violating a gentleman's agreement to supply customers with PPI compensation within 28 days of the claim being made.
I reminded the chairman of our gentleman's agreement when we were in Dubrovnik last summer and I agreed a contract extension with Tottenham," Modric said.
But Levein wanted the gentleman's agreement between the four home nations to be changed and Hampden sources are "confident" Driver - who played for England Under-21s - will soon belong to them.
Gentleman's Agreement was in fact produced by the only Gentile at the top table, Darryl F Zanuck, and his main motivation was because the subject, after the war, had become "hot box-office".
A gentleman's agreement between the Home Nations prevents managers picking players who do not have at least one grandparent who was born in that country.
We are not aware that a gentleman's agreement has existed,'' the top government spokesman told a press conference at the premier's office.
Meanwhile, although Jerry Ramdass, general manager of Warnerville Grain Mills WGM), agreed rising costs warranted an increase, he was sticking to the gentleman's agreement made with Montano to keep prices around TT$4 a pound.
There is a need to strike a new type of gentleman's agreement regarding the relationship between the government and the BOJ,'' Takenaka told a news conference in reference to monetary policy.