immoral contract

/ɪˌmɒrəl ˈkɒntrækt/ (say i.moruhl 'kontrakt)

a legal contract which is void because it is based on a sexually immoral consideration, as a contract for future illicit cohabitation.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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