Executory Consideration

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Definition: Executory Consideration




Full Definition of Executory Consideration


Consideration (see: Consideration) in a contract which has not been completed, but which needs to be. For example, if A offers B £10,000 to build A a house, B’s consideration is executory until he has finished the work (see: Executed consideration).


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Executory Consideration are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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