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Covenant Not To Compete

covenant not to compete n

: a covenant in an agreement (as for the sale of a business) by which one party agrees not to engage in the same business or a similar business in a particular area for a period of time



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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