Polish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from German Garant, from French garant, from Middle French garant, from Old French garant, garand, guarant, from Frankish *warand, from *warjan.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡva.rant/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -arant
  • Syllabification: gwa‧rant

Noun edit

gwarant m pers (female equivalent gwarantka)

  1. (banking) bailsman, cautioner, engager, guarantee, guarantor, surety, underwriter, warrantee, warrantor (institution or person who is legally obliged to perform someone else's obligation if that person fails to do so)
  2. (business) guarantor (manufacturer or seller issuing a warranty for their goods)
  3. guarantor (someone or something thanks to whom or to which something exists or occurs)

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Further reading edit

  • gwarant in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gwarant in Polish dictionaries at PWN