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specific performance

Line breaks: spe|cif¦ic per¦form|ance

Definition of specific performance in English:


[mass noun] Law
The performance of a contractual duty, as ordered in cases where damages would not be adequate remedy.
Example sentences
  • Normally the remedies of damages, specific performance and injunction, will provide an adequate response to a breach of contract.
  • In this case the plaintiff was granted an order for specific performance of the oral contract.
  • He cannot be compelled to perform or comply with the contract, unless specific performance is ordered by the courts…

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