Definition of promisee in English:

promisee

Syllabification: prom·is·ee
Pronunciation: /ˌpräməˈsē
 
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noun

Law
  • A person to whom a promise is made.
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    • It is clear, however, that the promisor's interests are protected by his having a claim against the promisee whereas the third party has no such security under the existing rule of privity.
    • A State promisee cannot respond to a violation by retaliation or the threat of retaliation; such retaliation would itself violate human rights.
    • The promisee tried to justify the non-competition covenant on the grounds that it protected trade secrets.

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