pac·tum | \ ˈpäkˌtu̇m\
variants: or less commonly pactio \ -ktēˌō \
plural pacta\ -ktə \ also pactiones\ ˌpäktēˈōˌnās \
Definition of pactum
: an informal agreement between two or more persons containing one or more promises and usually legally unenforceable even when supported by a sufficient consideration except for certain pacta declared enforceable by praetorian edicts and imperial constitutions if arising out of a lawful cause or inducement
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