an obligation imposed by law in the absence of a contract to prevent unjust enrichment.
an implied contract which arises without the express agreement of the parties
[krim-uh-nl] /ˈkrɪm ə nl/ adjective 1. of the nature of or involving . 2. guilty of . 3. Law. of or relating to or its punishment: a criminal proceeding. 4. senseless; foolish: It’s criminal to waste so much good food. 5. exorbitant; grossly overpriced: They charge absolutely criminal prices. noun 6. a person guilty or […]
[kwey-zahy-kris-tl, kwey-sahy‐, kwah-see‐, ‐zee‐] /ˌkweɪ zaɪˈkrɪs tl, ˌkweɪ saɪ‐, ˌkwɑ si‐, ‐zi‐/ noun 1. a form of solid matter whose atoms are arranged like those of a crystal but assume patterns that do not exactly repeat themselves.
[dem-uh-krat-ik] /ˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of democracy or a democracy. 2. pertaining to or characterized by the principle of political or social equality for all: democratic treatment. 3. advocating or upholding democracy. 4. (initial capital letter) Politics. /ˌdɛməˈkrætɪk/ adjective 1. of, characterized by, derived from, or relating to […]
[dih-pen-duh nt] /dɪˈpɛn dənt/ adjective 1. relying on someone or something else for aid, support, etc. 2. conditioned or determined by something else; contingent: Our trip is dependent on the weather. 3. subordinate; subject: a dependent territory. 4. Grammar. not used in isolation; used only in connection with other forms. In I walked out when […]