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Noun: promissory note
  1. A promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time
    "I had to co-sign his promissory note at the bank";
    - note, note of hand, marker [N. Amer]

Derived forms: promissory notes

Type of: certificate of indebtedness, debt instrument, obligation

Encyclopedia: Promissory note