promissory note

noun
|Updated on: 28 Apr 2018

Definition of promissory note

: a written promise to pay at a fixed or determinable future time a sum of money to a specified individual or to bearer

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PROMISSORY NOTE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of promissory note for English Language Learners

  • business : a written promise to pay an amount of money before a particular date


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