promissory note

promissory note (plural promissory notes)

  1. (finance) A document saying that someone owes a specific amount of money to someone else, often with the deadline and interest fees; the primary purposes of a promissory note are to evidence the debt obligation incurred, and to establish terms for payment thereof.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: billet à ordre
  • German: Solawechsel, Eigenwechsel
  • Italian: pagherò
  • Portuguese: livrança, nota promissória
  • Russian: ве́ксель
  • Spanish: pagaré

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