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promisor

[ prom-uh-sawr, prom-uh-sawr ]
/ ˌprɒm əˈsɔr, ˈprɒm əˌsɔr /
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noun Law.

a person who makes a promise.

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Origin of promisor

First recorded in 1840–50; promise + -or2
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promisor
/ (ˌprɒmɪˈsɔː, ˈprɒmɪˌsɔː) /

noun

contract law a person who makes a promiseCompare promisee
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