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valuable consideration

Any type of promise, benefit, or relinquishment of a right given by a party in order to receive something else in return,and which will result in a contract being legally enforceable. A contract to sell a home in consideration of love and affection is good consideration, but not valuable consideration.Good consideration is sufficient to prevent a deed from being set aside, but it is insufficient to enforce a contract.