gentleman's agreement

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gen·tle·man's agreement

or gen·tle·men's agreement (jĕn′tl-mənz)
n.
An agreement guaranteed only by the pledged word or unspoken understanding of the parties.
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But Gold said: "I don't think contracts matter a hoot, because it always seems these days there are gentlemen's agreements as well - more like Mickey Mouse agreements.