meeting of the minds

Legal Definition of meeting of the minds 

: assent to the mutually agreed upon and understood terms of an agreement by the parties to a contract that may be manifest by objective signs of intent (as conduct) the parties had not reached a meeting of the minds, and they did not have a specifically enforceable agreementFranklin v. Stern, 858 P.2d 142 (1993) (dissent)

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