accessory contract
A contract subordinate to the main or principal one, usually made for the purpose of securing the performance of the principal contract. See subcontract.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • principal and accessory contract — A contract is accessory when it is made to provide security for the performance of an obligation. Suretyship, mortgage, and pledge are examples of such a contract. When the secured obligation arises from a contract, either between the same or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • contract — con·tract 1 / kän ˌtrakt/ n [Latin contractus from contrahere to draw together, enter into (a relationship or agreement), from com with, together + trahere to draw] 1: an agreement between two or more parties that creates in each party a duty to… …   Law dictionary

  • accessory — ac·ces·so·ry also ac·ces·sa·ry /ik se sə rē, ak / n pl ries [Medieval Latin accessorius subordinate matter, accomplice to a crime, from Latin accedere to go to, agree, assent] 1: a person who is not actually or constructively present but with… …   Law dictionary

  • accessory — Anything which is joined to another thing as an ornament, or to render it more perfect, or which accompanies it, or is connected with it as an incident, or as subordinate to it, or which belongs to or with it. Adjunct or accompaniment Louis… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessory — Anything which is joined to another thing as an ornament, or to render it more perfect, or which accompanies it, or is connected with it as an incident, or as subordinate to it, or which belongs to or with it. Adjunct or accompaniment Louis… …   Black's law dictionary

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