One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who makes a promise.
- ‘The last few words imply that truth in marriage is all but impossible for its promisors to uphold.’
- ‘This it does either by specifically compelling the promisor to perform or by awarding the promisee damages to put him in as good a position as if the promise had been kept.’
- ‘In our submission, anything short of that is not a satisfactory discharge of the obligations of the promisor to give a right of first refusal.’
- ‘Enforcement reliance is reliance accompanied by a manifested intention by the promisor to be legally bound, or what Barnett has previously called consent.’
- ‘It is not difficult to envisage that the promisee may incur a factual detriment and the promisor a factual benefit meaning that enforcement of the bargain would sensibly acknowledge commercial reality.’
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