Definition of nudum pactum in US English:

nudum pactum

noun

Law
  • An unenforceable agreement; specifically a contract which is void through lack of consideration.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Norden (c1547–1625), cartographer. From classical Latin nūdum pactum a contract without consideration (200 a.d.) from nūdum, neuter singular of nūdus + pactum.

Pronunciation

nudum pactum

/ˌnjuːd(ə)m ˈpakt(ə)m/