detriment to promisee

detriment to promisee
In contracts, consideration offered by promisee to promisor, especially in a unilateral contract which calls for an act from the promisee though the promisor may revoke his offer before the completion of the act.
See also consideration

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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