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offeror

[ aw-fer-awr, of-er-, -er ]

noun

, Law.
  1. the person who makes an offer: Compare offeree ( def ).

    The contract is concluded as of the moment the acceptance reaches the offeror.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of offeror1

First recorded in 1870–75; offer ( def ) + -or 2( def )

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Example Sentences

A mere mental operation, or an attempted acceptance, not communicated to the offeror, does not constitute a legal acceptance.

To recall an offer, the offeror must communicate his intention so to do, to the acceptor before acceptance.

The offeror may stipulate in his offer by letter, that the contract shall not be made until he is in receipt of a reply.

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