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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcovenantcov‧e‧nant /ˈkʌvənənt/ noun [countable]  AGREEa legal agreement in which someone promises to pay a person or organization an amount of money regularlyendowmentcovenant verb [intransitive, transitive] He covenanted to pay £30 a month into the fund.
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covenantSome tenants prefer, however, to seek to obtain from the landlord a covenant not to waive the exemption.He has set out the terms of his covenant and they have been agreed.It is vital therefore to distinguish between the two kinds of breach of covenant.The public covenant is underwritten by an emotional covenant, partly unconscious, and binding in its claims.At first, only chil-dren of visible saints were to be baptized and thus recognized as part of the covenant.The covenants set out the formal obligations of both landlord and tenant.The underlying covenant may be concerned with constant reclamation - reclaiming and being reclaimed.
From Longman Business Dictionarycovenantcov‧e‧nant /ˈkʌvənənt/ noun [countable, uncountable]LAW a formal written agreement to do something or not to do something, or to pay an amount of moneyWe are tied by a covenant which prohibits the stadium from being put to any other use.The covenant to pay the rent on the due date is absolutely fundamental.Under this ruling, the landlord would not have a claim against the tenant for breach of covenant (=breaking the agreement). see also deed of covenant restrictive covenantcovenant verb [intransitive, transitive]All the agency’s profits are covenanted to third world charities.
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