fidepromission

noun

fi·​de·​pro·​mis·​sion
ˌfīdēprōˈmishən
plural -s
: contract of guaranty or suretyship under Roman law by stipulation
fidepromissor
-prōˈmisər
-ˈpräməˌsȯ(ə)r
noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

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 29 Feb. 2024.

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