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covenant

  

      n  
1    a binding agreement; contract  
2      (Law)  
a    an agreement in writing under seal, as to pay a stated annual sum to a charity  
b    a particular clause in such an agreement, esp. in a lease  
3    (in early English law) an action in which damages were sought for breach of a sealed agreement  
4      (Bible)   God's promise to the Israelites and their commitment to worship him alone  
      vb  
5    to agree to a covenant (concerning)  
     (C13: from Old French, from covenir to agree, from Latin convenire to come together, make an agreement; see convene)  
  covenantal      adj  
  covenantally      adv  


Covenant  
      n     (Scot. history)   any of the bonds entered into by Scottish Presbyterians to defend their religion, esp. one in 1638 (National Covenant) and one of 1643 (Solemn League and Covenant)  
National Covenant  
      n      See       Covenant  
restrictive covenant  
      n     (Law)   a covenant imposing a restriction on the use of land for the purpose of preserving the enjoyment or value of adjoining land  
Solemn League and Covenant  
      n      See       Covenant  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
customer relationship management
exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship
n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
n.
a deliberate and strategic effort to engage one in a donor/investor relationship
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.

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