from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One, such as a person or corporation, that makes or gives a promise, assurance, or pledge typically relating to quality, durability, or performance.
- n. One who makes or gives a guaranty.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person, or company, that gives a guarantee.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who makes or gives a guaranty; a warrantor; a surety.
- n. One who engages to secure another in any right or possession.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who makes a guaranty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another
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Even for financial products with guaranteed returns, the guarantor is necessarily less stable than the federal government, which makes those higher risk as well. shoe (formerly shoeless, sponsored by Nike) says:
"Freedom's best guarantor is a sovereign parliament", it says.
But the third possibility, which is the central concern of Madrick's book, has not yet been the subject of serious public debate: to use government as long-term guarantor of America's (and indirectly the world's) economic stability, as provider of widespread opportunity, and as partner with the private sector in restoring long-term stable growth.
The challenge of creating a new era for government as long-term guarantor of our security and well-being lies ahead.
The challenge of creating a new era for government as long-term guarantor of our security and well-being lies ahead. ”
The guarantor is the economy of the United States of America.
The country's main opposition parties said on Monday they had appealed to the so-called guarantor presidents - the leaders of
The Red Cross has rightly been described as the guarantor of the impartiality and efficacy of the famous Conventions of 1949 whose reaffirmation and development in 1977, largely under the auspices of the ICRC, has led to our presence here in Geneva today.
STATEMENT ON SIGNING DECLARATION, ON BEHALF OF THE ANC AND UMKHONTO WE SIZWE, ADHERING TO THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS OF 1949 AND PROTOCOL 1 OF 1977, AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS, GENEVA, NOVEMBER 28, 1980(1)
Moreover, the person who puts forward the guarantee (also called guarantor), need not be the same person who takes the loan.
Tony Blair, representative of the Quartet - the so-called guarantor of the Middle East peace process consisting of the United States, the United Nations, European Union and Russia - has been as ineffectual as Rice.
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