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Contract

Contract is an agreement to do or not to do something or certain things. It can be oral or written.
He still has one year left on his contract.

Consent

Consent is agreement to do something or giving permission for something to happen, approval, or assent.
Doctors explained procedure to the patient and obtained written informed consent for surgery.

Courtesy

Courtesy is politeness and respectful behaviors toward others.
You should call him, at least as a courtesy.
Obama paid a courtesy visit to Kenya.

No-go zone

A "no-go zone" (or "no-go area") is an area that has notoriety for violence and crime which can be dangerous for people to go there, barricaded off to civil (such as police) or military authorities usually by a paramilitary organization.

Judgment

Judgment is the act or instance of judging. It is your opinion about something that you have or express after you thought about it.


British spelling: "judgement"

Inventory

A complete list of items that are classified according to a particular scope.
An inventory of species of insects that communicate using vibrations.
An inventory of pending products; or an inventory of products in stock.

Yelped

Yelped is the simple past and also the past participle of the verb "to yelp".
The dog yelped like someone stepped on its tail. (simple past)
The dog has yelped in pain. (past participle)


Inheritance

Money or property that is left behind from someone after the person is deceased.
A surprise inheritance has made all the debts payable.

Real estate

A business related to buying, selling, and renting a real property such as houses, buildings, and land.

Injunction

Injunction is an authoritative order usually to refrain someone from doing something and mostly refers to an order given by a court.
A French court has issued an injunction against a gossip magazine halting further publication of topless photos of Kate Middleton.

incremental

Incremental refers to gradual small increases in a series, often by a regular amount. For example, "10, 13, 16, 19, 22 ...".
The positive incremental profit in our investments makes our clients happy.


In some cases such as risk calculations or math formulas, incremental series go down when the incremental variable (increment) is negative.
For example, "22+(-3)+(-3)+(-3) ..."

furry

An adjective that refers to something covered with fur. For instance, a furry animal.

fraud

The term "Fraud" refers to an intentional false representation including concealment of material fact, which is used to induce another person to act, which act causes a loss of money or legal rights.


Also, a person who pretends to be someone who is not, is called fraud. For instance, someone who is pretending to be a doctor.

fraud

Fraud is the crime of taking one's right, money or property by deceiving victims with an intentional perversion of truth.


Most common types of fraud include credit card fraud, insurance fraud, online sales of fake products, check fraud, charity fraud, identity fraud, and online banking fraud.

Fiduciary

A fiduciary is a person or an organization that acts in a relationship or position of trust regarding financial transactions. For instance, agents, trustees, and attorneys.


When it is used as adjective, refers to something relating to the responsibility to take care of someone else's money or assets. For example, a fiduciary duty, fiduciary estates, a fiduciary relationship, etc.

homestead

Homestead is a house with its surrounding area of land and outbuildings, typically a farmhouse. In the past, the US government used to provide land for people, for farming purpose.
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References

  • Self-sufficient one-acre homestead illustration from tpudc.com

facade

Facade is the mask we put on in order to give others a false impression.
He has a graceful heart behind his facade of rudeness.

facade

"Facade" refers to the principal face of a building, but it can be used more generally to reference any side of a building facing a street or open space. The word "facade" is derived from the French word "fa├žade", meaning front.


A facade is also something's appearance that is presented to others, especially which gives you a deceptive impressions such as a facade of a happy marriage, or facade of wealth.
They are trying to keep a facade of a happy marriage for their child.

Escrow

Escrow is an agreement concept between two person in which money or property is held by a third person or organization until a particular condition is fulfilled.


:: Origin ::
The word is derived from the Old French word "escroue", meaning a scrap of paper.


Equity

The quality of being fair and impartial; equal treatment; fairness.
Equity of treatment is an obligation here.
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