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Undue influence
 

 

A form of moral pressure. A contract will not be enforced by a court if it can be shown that the defendant was in a position that prevented him forming a free and unfettered judgement. Undue influence will not be presumed unless certain relations, e.g. parental or confidential, exist between the parties.

Reference: The Penguin Business Dictionary, 3rd edt.