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What is an express contract?

Express contracts are contracts that are formed by some sort of language. Express contracts can be performed either orally or in writing (or a combination of both).

So how are express contracts different from implied-in-fact contracts? Well, express contracts are different from implied contracts because the terms are defined explicitly and exactly. Express contract are also based on these specific terms in the contract, rather than pointing to behaviors, actions, and apparent intentions of the parties.

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