pactum illicitum

noun
pactum il·​lic·​i·​tum | \ -ə̇ˈlisəˌtu̇m \
plural pacta illicita\ -​sətə \

Definition of pactum illicitum

civil law
: an unlawful agreement or one contrary to public policy

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“Pactum illicitum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pactum%20illicitum. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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