plural -s
: an act of binding oneself for another's debt and thereby releasing him from obligation compare intercession sense 2

Word History


New Latin expromission-, expromissio, from Latin expromissus (past participle of expromittere to promise to pay, from ex- ex- entry 1 + promittere to promise) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Expromission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expromission. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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