- a person to whom a promise is made.
Origin of promisee
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Examples from the Web for promisee
He probably will be able to make sure that the promisee has the cotton.
In short it is a benefit to the promisor, or a detriment to the promisee.
Is something beneficial to the promisee a sufficient consideration to a contract?
In many cases a promisee may incur a detriment without thereby furnishing a consideration.
The promiser is bound to perform what both he and the promisee understood to be undertaken.The Methods of Ethics
- contract law a person to whom a promise is madeSee promisor
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