Definition of bailment in English:


Line breaks: bail|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪlm(ə)nt


  • An act of delivering goods to a bailee for a particular purpose, without transfer of ownership: a contract of hire is a species of bailment
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    • Was the bailment ended when the pallets were delivered to Alba's customers?
    • This seems to be the case where the bailment is revocable by the bailor at his pleasure either unconditionally or upon a condition which he may satisfy at will.
    • The document that Maple City received was a bailment form.

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