specific performance definition by Webster's New World
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Law the exact performance of a contract or an order compelling it
specific performance definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun LawThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The performance of a contract as specified in its terms.
specific performance - Business Definition
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A legal remedy requiring a defendant to perform obligations stipulated in a valid contract or agreement.
specific performance - Legal Definition
An equitable court-ordered remedy that mandates precise fulfillment of a legal or contractual obligation, when pecuniary damages would be inappropriate or inadequate, such as in the sale of a rare article or a unique piece of real estate. The decree of specific performance requires that the person so directed perform as directed or face imprisonment.