Promisor vs Provisor - What's the difference?

promisor | provisor |


As nouns the difference between promisor and provisor

is that promisor is (legal) one who engages or undertakes; a promiser while provisor is a deputy of a roman catholic bishop.

promisor

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (legal) One who engages or undertakes; a promiser.
  • (Burrill)

    See also

    * promisee

    provisor

    English

    Alternative forms

    * provisour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A deputy of a Roman Catholic bishop.
  • The holder of a papal provision.
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