fidepromission

noun
fi·​de·​pro·​mis·​sion | \ ˌfīdēprōˈmishən \
plural -s

Definition of fidepromission

: contract of guaranty or suretyship under Roman law by stipulation

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Other Words from fidepromission

fidepromissor \ -​prōˈmisər , -​ˈpräməˌsȯ(ə)r \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for fidepromission

Late Latin fidepromission-, fidepromissio, from fidepromissus (past participle of fidepromittere to give surety, from Latin fide —ablative of fides faith, trust—+ promittere to promise) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

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“Fidepromission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fidepromission. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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