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n. Law
One that makes a promise.


(ˌprɒmɪˈsɔː; ˈprɒmɪˌsɔː) or


(Law) contract law a person who makes a promise. Compare promisee
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Noun1.promisor - a person who makes a promise
communicator - a person who communicates with others
vower - someone who makes a solemn promise to do something or behave in a certain way; "young vowers of eternal love"; "there are many vowers of chastity but few who observe it"
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182) When a promisor makes a commitment to a promisee, this commitment, the promise, generates an obligation to do the thing promised.
90 (1979)," and quoted the following from the Restatement: "A promise which the promisor should reasonably expect to induce action or forbearance on the part of the promise or a third person and which does induce such action or forbearance is binding if injustice can be avoided only by enforcement of the promise.
1932) ("The right to damages of a promisee in a bargain who has been given ground by the promisor at the time of its formation to believe that the promisor has neither already made other bargains nor will make later bargains limiting his possibility of performing all his promises, is not diminished by such other bargains.
Based on these, we believe that EP-Mt might stimulate leukocytes to release chemotactic substances, being considered a promisor candidate to be used in immunostimulant therapies.
Subsequent contracts will be allocated by each purchaser promisor in part, as follows: U.
A promisor cannot discharge her moral obligation merely by paying the promisee its value.
The SAC has decided that Wa`d is binding (Mulzim) on the promisor if the Wa`d is attached to any of the following: 1) A particular action which is done by a party including the promise in the future; 2) A particular time or date; or 3) A particular situation which will occur in future.
One promisor method for a non-destructive quantitative evaluation of damage progression is the Acoustic Emission (AE) technique.
At the heart of these objections lies the notion that the promisor gets no more than that which he or she was originally promised.
I have asked this of thousands of professionals, and practically all of them replied along the following lines:"If my promisor thought that her commitment was at risk, I would like her to tell me right away.
CONSIDERATION: A performance or return promise that is the inducement to a contract because it is sought by the PROMISOR in exchange for his promise and is given by the PROMISEE in exchange for that promise.