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specific performance UK US noun [U] LAW
an order given by a court stating that a contract for work must be carried out exactly as it was written, rather than someone receiving money instead: »

An order for specific performance was granted since payment of damages would not have been adequate.


A tenant seeking specific performance would not be entitled to compensation or damages.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Specific performance — is an order of a court which requires a party to perform a specific act, usually what is stated in a contract. It is an alternative to award/ for awarding damages, and is classed as an equitable remedy commonly used in the form of injunctive… …   Wikipedia

  • specific performance — see performance Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. specific performance …   Law dictionary

  • Specific performance — specific spe*cif ic (sp[ e]*s[i^]f [i^]k), a. [F. sp[ e]cifique, or NL. spesificus; L. species a particular sort or kind + facere to make. Cf. {specify}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; characterizing or constituting a species; possessing the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • specific performance — n. Law the exact performance of a contract or an order compelling it …   English World dictionary

  • specific performance — noun Date: 1750 1. the performance of a legal contract strictly or substantially according to its terms 2. an equitable remedy enjoining specific performance …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • specific performance —    The right of a party to a contract to demand that a breaching party be ordered in a lawsuit judgment to perform the contract. Specific performance may be ordered instead of (or in addition to) a money payment if the contract can still be… …   Business law dictionary

  • Specific performance (England und Wales) — Specific performance bezeichnet im Recht Englands und Wales ein remedy (etwa ‚Wiedergutmachung‘), die auf Vornahme einer bestimmten Handlung, meist Vornahme der vertraglichen Handlung, gerichtet ist. Es gehört zu den equitable remedies, da nach… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • specific performance — noun the performance of a legal contract as specified by its terms • Hypernyms: ↑performance, ↑execution, ↑carrying out, ↑carrying into action …   Useful english dictionary

  • specific performance — noun Law the performance of a contractual duty, as ordered in cases where damages would not be adequate remedy …   English new terms dictionary

  • specific performance — The actual accomplishment of a contract by the party bound to fulfill it. Guadulupe County Board of Education v O Bannon, 26 NM 606, 195 P 801. The remedy by which a party to a contract is compelled to do precisely what he ought to have done… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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