promissory

promissory
promissory [präm′i sôr΄ē]
adj.
[ML promissorius < L promissor, one who promises]
containing a promise

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  • promissory — prom·is·so·ry / prä mə ˌsōr ē/ adj: containing or conveying a promise or assurance promissory terms Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. promissory …   Law dictionary

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  • promissory — /promas(6)riy/ Containing or consisting of a promise; in the nature of a promise; stipulating or engaging for a future act or course of conduct. As to promissory oath promissory representation promissory warranty, see those titles @ promissory… …   Black's law dictionary

  • promissory — adj. Promissory is used with these nouns: ↑note …   Collocations dictionary

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  • promissory — adj. 1 conveying or implying a promise. 2 (often foll. by of) full of promise. Phrases and idioms: promissory note a signed document containing a written promise to pay a stated sum to a specified person or the bearer at a specified date or on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • promissory note — see note Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. promissory note …   Law dictionary

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  • Promissory note — Promissory Prom is*so*ry, a. Containing a promise or binding declaration of something to be done or forborne. [1913 Webster] {Promissory note} (Law), a written promise to pay to some person named, and at a time specified therein, or on demand, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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