best-efforts

best-efforts
best efforts UK US noun [plural]
(also best endeavours) LAW the greatest possible effort to achieve something or do something, especially when this is difficult: use your best efforts to do sth »

The buyer shall use his best efforts to get an acceptable purchase contract for this property.

FINANCE the greatest possible effort by a financial organization, such as an investment bank, to sell a company's new shares, when it does not have to promise to sell them all and it does not have to buy the shares it does not sell: use your best efforts to do sth »

The national distributor has agreed to use its best efforts to sell shares of the fund.

best-efforts adjective [before noun]
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Many of this year's new loans have been done on a best-efforts basis.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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