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gen·tle·man's agreementor 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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a personal understanding or arrangement based on honour and not legally binding
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(or gen′tleman's) agree′ment,
an agreement that, although unenforceable at law, is binding as a matter of personal honor.
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