Sponsion
Sponsion Spon"sion (-sh[u^]n), n. [L. sponsio, fr. spondere, sponsum, to promise solemnly.] 1. The act of becoming surety for another. [1913 Webster]

2. (Internat. Law) An act or engagement on behalf of a state, by an agent not specially authorized for the purpose, or by one who exceeds the limits of authority. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sponsion — bezeichnet in Österreich die Verleihung des akademischen Grades eines Magisters, einer Magistra (Abk. Mag. bzw. Mag.a) Mag. (FH), eines Diplomingenieurs (Abk. DI bzw. DI (FH) oder Dipl. Ing. bzw. Dipl. Ing. (FH)), eines Bachelor of Arts (Abk. B.A …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sponsion — [spän′shən] n. [L sponsio < spondere, to promise solemnly: see SPONSOR] 1. a formal promise or pledge, esp. one made on behalf of another person, as by a godparent 2. in international law, an act done or engagement made for a state by an… …   English World dictionary

  • sponsion — /spon sheuhn/, n. 1. an engagement or promise, esp. one made on behalf of another. 2. Internat. Law. an engagement made on behalf of a government by an agent acting beyond his or her authority or without the required authorization and not binding …   Universalium

  • Sponsion — Spon|si|on 〈f. 20; österr.〉 akadem. Feier zur Verleihung des Magistertitels * * * Sponsion   [lateinisch sponsio »feierliches Gelöbnis«] die, / en, feierliche Verleihung des akademischen Grades eines Magisters oder eines Diplomingenieurs an den… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sponsion — Spon|si|on 〈f.; Gen.: , Pl.: en; österr.〉 akadem. Feier zur Verleihung des Magistertitels [Etym.: <lat. sponsio »Gelöbnis«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Sponsion — Spon|si|on die; , en <aus lat. sponsio »feierliches Gelöbnis« zu spondere, vgl. ↑spondieren> (österr.) Feier, bei der der Magistergrad verliehen wird …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • sponsion — spon·sion || spÉ‘nʃn / spÉ’n n. promise, pledge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sponsion — spon·sion …   English syllables

  • sponsion — /ˈspɒnʃən/ (say sponshuhn) noun 1. an engagement or promise, especially one made on behalf of another. 2. the act of becoming surety for another. {Latin sponsio} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sponsion —   n. act of taking pledge or becoming surety for a person …   Dictionary of difficult words

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