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promissory

[prom-uh-sawr-ee, -sohr-ee] /ˈprɒm əˌsɔr i, -ˌsoʊr i/
adjective
1.
containing or implying a promise.
2.
of the nature of a promise.
3.
Insurance. of or noting agreements or representations stipulating what is required to take place after the issuance of a policy.
Origin of promissory
1640-1650
From the Medieval Latin word prōmissōrius, dating back to 1640-50. See promise, -tory1
Related forms
promissorily, adverb
nonpromissory, adjective
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promissory

/ˈprɒmɪsərɪ/
adjective
1.
containing, relating to, or having the nature of a promise
2.
(insurance) stipulating how the provisions of an insurance contract will be fulfilled after it has been signed
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Word Origin and History for promissory
adj.

mid-15c., from Medieval Latin promissorius, from Latin promissus, past participle of promittere (see promise (n.)). Promissory note recorded by 1670s.

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