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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pollicitation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


pollicitation (plural pollicitations)

  1. A voluntary engagement, or a paper containing it; a promise.
  2. (Roman law) A promise without mutuality; a promise which has not been accepted by the person to whom it is made.