promissory

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prom·is·so·ry

adjective \ˈprä-mə-ˌsr-ē\

Definition of PROMISSORY

:  containing or conveying a promise or assurance

Origin of PROMISSORY

Middle English promissorye, from Medieval Latin promissorius, from Latin promittere
First Known Use: 15th century

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