warranty of fitness

   see implied warranty.

Business law dictionary. 2015.

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  • warranty of fitness — see warranty 2a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. warranty of fitness …   Law dictionary

  • warranty of fitness — An implied warranty by the seller of a chattel sold for a particular use that the chattel is fit for such purpose, provided the buyer is relying upon the skill, judgment, or experience of the seller. 46 Am J1st Sales § 346 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • warranty of fitness for a particular purpose — n. A promise by the seller, expressed or implied, that the purchased item will be suitable for the use to which the buyer wishes to put it. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell.… …   Law dictionary

  • implied warranty of fitness — A warranty implied by law that, if a seller knows or has reason to know a buyer will use property for a specific purpose, the property is suitable for that purpose. For example, if a buyer tells a seller he wants to purchase a watch suitable for… …   Law dictionary

  • implied warranty of fitness — means that when the retailer, distributor, or manufacturer has reason to know any particular purpose for which the consumer goods are required, and further, that the buyer is relying on the skill and judgment of the seller to select and furnish… …   Black's law dictionary

  • warranty — war·ran·ty / wȯr ən tē, wär / n pl ties [modification (influenced by warrant ) of Anglo French garantie, from garantir to protect, warrant] 1: a promise in a deed that gives the grantee of an estate recourse (as through an action for damages)… …   Law dictionary

  • warranty — A promise that a proposition of fact is true. The Fred Smartley, Jr., C.A.Va., 108 F.2d 603, 606. An assurance by one party to agreement of existence of fact upon which other party may rely. It is intended precisely to relieve promisee of any… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Warranty — In commercial and consumer transactions, a warranty is an obligation or guarantee that an article or service sold is as factually stated or legally implied by the seller, and that often provides for a specific remedy such as repair or replacement …   Wikipedia

  • fitness — The condition of being fit. See warranty of fitness …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fitness for particular purpose — Where the seller at the time of contracting has reason to know any particular purpose for which the goods are required and that the buyer is relying on the seller s skill or judgment to select or furnish suitable goods, there is, unless excluded… …   Black's law dictionary

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