Pronunciation: ( —n.prē-kon'trakt; —v.prē"kun-trakt', -kon'trakt),[key] —n. 1. a preexisting contract that legally prevents a person from making another contract of the same nature.
2. (formerly) such an agreement constituting a legally binding betrothal.
—v.t. 1. to bind by means of a precontract.
2. to contract for or agree to do (something) by means of a precontract.