specific performance

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specific performance

n. Law
The carrying out of a contract according to its particular terms, especially as ordered by a court instead of paying damages for failing to carrying out the contract.
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specific performance

n
(Law) law a remedy awarded by a court requiring a person to fulfil obligations under a contract where damages are an insufficient remedy
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specif′ic perfor′mance


n.
literal compliance with one's contractual promises, as in the sale of land.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.specific performance - the performance of a legal contract as specified by its terms
carrying into action, carrying out, execution, performance - the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance"
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