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verbal

Oral. Verbal contracts are enforceable unless they fall within the Statute of Frauds.

• Verbal wills, called nuncupative wills, are usually not enforceable.

• Verbal statements made by someone before death, and which would have the effect of increasing or decreasing that person's estate, will usually not be allowed into evidence by virtue of the dead man's statute.

• Averbal agreement regarding the location of the true boundary line between property owners is often enforceable; a verbal agreement to compromise the line between two property owners is usually not enforceable.

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He also warned that the Chinese fishermen could deplete the resources in the West Philippine Sea because of the verbal agreement.
The three Cabinet officials, however agreed that the verbal agreement will pave the way towards a enforceable policy.
On the other hand, when a man uses "direct verbal game" with women, this represents that a man will express his romantic or strictly sexual desires, interests, and intentions to a woman of interest in a fairly quick and straight-to-the-point manner within the first few minutes of his very first conversation with the woman.
Each category accompanied the other, either along with or without verbal communication, in the construction of meaning for patients.
Speaking about the staff on staff verbal abuse, Prem Singh, hospital board chairman, said: "That is a real worry."
Research on the relationship between verbal or nonverbal communication and success or failure of CF campaigns is scant; however, a few studies have focused on written communication (Larrimore, Jiang, Larrimore, Markowitz, & Gorski, 2011; Gafni, Marom & Sade, 2017; Mitra & Gilbert, 2014).
Referring to a ruling of the apex court, the chief justice observed that there was no legal standing of a verbal marriage and the court would examine the laws and previous rulings in this matter.
Subsequently, she describes the verbal forms used with respect to morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatic characteristics.
These gestures simultaneously augment or deviate from verbal communication depending upon whether or not both facets of communication overlap; e.g.
It also has to be noted that the verbal noun has played and still plays a very important role in Irish syntax: Irish, having no infinitive, often makes use of the verbal noun in structures where other languages would use the infinitive (e.g.
Embora submetido as mesmas leis que regem qualquer comportamento operante, o comportamento verbal apresenta algumas particularidades que o tornam exclusivo da especie humana.
"The data clearly show that what teachers do is as important inas what they say, and that there is no direct relationship between verbal and nonverbal influence".[9] stated, " [10] a pioneer researcher of body language in1950s, found that the total impact of a message is about 7% verbal (words only) and 38% vocal (including tone of voice, inflection and other sounds) and 55% non-verbal." They further stated, "Anthropologist [11] pioneered the original study of non-verbal communication-what he called [11] made some similar estimates of the amount of non-verbal communication that takes place between humans.