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promissory note

a written promise to pay a specified sum of money to a designated person or to his or her order, or to the bearer of the note, at a fixed time or on demand.
a written promise to do or provide something, usually presented as a gift and claimable when or however the recipient chooses.
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1700-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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promissory note

(mainly US, commerce) a document, usually negotiable, containing a signed promise to pay a stated sum of money to a specified person at a designated date or on demand Also called note, note of hand
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