a clause in a contract which prevents a person or company from competing, esp. after employment terminates; also called noncompete
Courts have held that, as a matter of public policy, an individual can not be barred by a non-compete clause from carrying out a trade in which he has been trained except to the extent that is necessary to protect the employer.
[kuh m-pet-i-tiv] /kəmˈpɛt ɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, involving, or decided by : competitive sports; a competitive examination. 2. well suited for ; having a feature that makes for successful : a competitive price. 3. having a strong desire to or to succeed. 4. useful to a competitor; giving a competitor an advantage: […]
- Noncompetitive inhibition
noncompetitive inhibition non·com·pet·i·tive inhibition (nŏn’kəm-pět’ĭ-tĭv) n. Enzyme inhibition in which the inhibiting compound does not compete with the natural substrate for the active site on the enzyme but inhibits reaction by combining with the enzyme-substrate complex after the complex is formed.
[kuh m-pley-suh n-see] /kəmˈpleɪ sən si/ noun, plural complacencies. 1. a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger, defect, or the like; self-satisfaction or smug satisfaction with an existing situation, condition, etc. 2. Archaic. /kəmˈpleɪsənsɪ/ noun (pl) -cencies, -cences 1. a feeling of satisfaction, esp extreme self-satisfaction; smugness 2. […]
[kuh m-plee-shuh n] /kəmˈpli ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. conclusion; fulfillment: Her last novel represented the completion of her literary achievement. 4. Football. a forward pass that has been . n. late 14c., from Latin completionem (nominative completio), noun of action from past participle stem of […]