adhesion contract


adhesion contract
A contract that is drafted unilaterally by the dominant party and then presented on a take it or leave it basis to the weaker party, who has no real opportunity to bargain about its terms. Restatement Second, Conflict of Laws § 332a, Comment e.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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