Definition of expromission
: 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
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