ETYM Old Eng. endenture, Old Fren. endenture, Late Lat. indentura a deed in duplicate, with indented edges. Related to the Note below. Related to Indent.
1. A contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term.
2. Formal agreement between the issuer of bonds and the bondholders as to terms of the debt.
Written agreement, originally torn or cut into two parts along a jagged line.
In law, a deed between two or more people. Historically, an indenture was a contract between a master and apprentice. The term derives from the practice of writing the agreement twice on paper or parchment and then cutting it with a jagged edge so that both pieces fit together, proving the authenticity of each half.
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Poslovni sporazum, dokument o sklapanju posla.