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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} A promise is a commitment by someone to do or not do something. As a noun promise means a declaration assuring that one will or will not do something. As a verb it means to commit oneself by a promise to do or give.<ref>Promise definition in Online dictionary</ref> It can also mean a capacity for good, similar to a value that is to be realized in the near future.<ref>Pierce, DorisJOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE, V. 19 (4), 09/2012, p. 298-311</ref>

In the law of contract, an exchange of promises is usually held to be legally enforceable, according to the Latin maxim pacta sunt servanda.


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