firm offer
firm offer n: a binding written offer to buy or sell that cannot be revoked for a stipulated period of time or for a reasonable time that in no event exceeds three months

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

firm offer
n.
An offer by a merchant to buy or sell goods made in writing and signed, assuring the other party that the offer will be held open for a specified period of time; regulated by the Uniform Commercial Code.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


firm offer
An offer (usually in writing) which states it may not be withdrawn, revoked, or amended for a specific period of time. If the offer is accepted without a change during that period, there is a firm, enforceable contract.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


firm offer
A definite and binding proposal, in writing, to enter into a contractual agreement.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


firm offer
A definite and binding proposal, in writing, to enter into a contractual agreement.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

firm offer
n.
   in contract law, an offer (usually in writing) which states it may not be withdrawn, revoked or amended for a specific period of time. If the offer is accepted without a change during that period, there is a firm, enforceable contract.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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