noun ex·pro·mis·sion \ˌeksprōˈmishən\

Definition of expromission



  1. :  an act of binding oneself for another's debt and thereby releasing him from obligation — compare intercession 2

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Origin and Etymology of expromission

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

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a trip made at another's expense

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