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[kuhv-uh-nuh n-ter] /ˈkʌv ə nən tər/
noun, Law.
the party who is to perform the obligation expressed in a covenant.
Origin of covenantor
1640-50; covenant + -or2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Covenants not to compete are valid when they are reasonable as applied to the covenantor, the covenantee, and the general public.
  • There is no recourse to issuer under any obligation, any covenantor agreement of the issuer.
  • Consequently, there generally is no correlation between the value of a covenant to the purchaser and its value to the covenantor.
British Dictionary definitions for covenantor


a party who makes a promise and who is to perform the obligation expressed in a covenant
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