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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The obligation of a person to answer for the debt, default, or failure in duty of another.

Usage examples (34)
  • Evil suretyship hath undone many of good estate, and hath tossed them as a wave of the sea.
  • He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretyship is sure.
  • "He that is surety for a stranger, shall smart for it; and he that hateth suretyship is sure."
  • As security the bank held a notarial bond over FPJ movable assets and deed of suretyship signed by Boesak. for more
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