work done in employment [unsatisfactory ] 2 a :
what is required to be performed in fulfillment of a contract, promise, or obligation [substituted a new in novation of the contract] b :
the fulfillment of a contract, promise, or obligation part performance 1 :
partial performance of a contract, promise, or obligation 2 :
a doctrine which provides an exception to the Statute of Frauds requirement that a contract be in writing by treating partial performance and the acceptance of it by the other party as evidence of an enforceable contract compare partial breach
at breach spe·cif·ic performance 1 :
the complete or exact fulfillment of the terms of a contract, promise, or obligation 2 :
an equitable remedy that requires a party to fulfill the exact terms of a contract, promise, obligation, or decree mandating a remedy and that is used when legal remedies (as damages) are inadequate [the common law prohibition against specific performance
as a remedy for alleged breach of employment contract "Chady v. Solomon Schechter Day Schs.
, 645 N.E.2d 983 (1995)"] compare injunction substantial performance 1 :
performance of the essential terms of a contract, promise, or obligation [a contractor is not entitled to a lien in the absence of substantial performance
"Casa Linda Tile & Marble Installers, Inc. v. Highlands Place 1981 Ltd.
, 642 So. 2d 766 (1994)"] 2 :
a doctrine which permits a party (as a builder) that acted in good faith to recover from the other party to a contract for a performance that departs in minor respects from what was promised compare material breach
at breach 3 :
a public rendition or presentation of an artistic work