warrantee vs warranty : Common Errors in English

About warrantee vs warranty

Confused by the spelling of “guarantee,” people often misspell the related word “warrantee” rather than the correct “warranty.” “Warrantee” is a rare legal term that means “the person to whom a warrant is made.” Although “guarantee” can be a verb (“we guarantee your satisfaction”), “warranty” is not. The rarely used verb form is “to warrant.”

warrantee Meaning(s)

  • (n) a recipient of a warrant issued by a court in the United States
  • (n) a customer to whom a warrant or guarantee is given
  • (n) a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

warranty Meaning(s)

  • (n) a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

warranty in News

  1. Apple updates Belgian warranty policy as consumer lawsuit proceeds

    Apple has posted to its Belgian website a new policy stating that its warranty period is now two years, up from the previous one year, but a local consumer group suing the company over the issue is withholding judgment for now. The company was sued by Belgian consumer organization Test-Aankoop in January for allegedly presenting consumers with misleading information about warranties. The new ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PC World

  2. Apple Revises Warranty Policies In Europe To Comply With EU Laws

    ccguy writes "Apple revised its warranty policy in Italy last year after being hit with a €900,000 fine for not complying with an EU-mandated two-year term. The company has today revised the terms of its warranties in France, Germany and Belgium, specifying that customers are entitled to repairs and replacements of their Apple products for a full two years after purchase, and not just one as ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Slashdot

  3. Apple revises warranty policies in France, Germany and Belgium in response to EU law

    Apple revised its warranty policy in Italy last year after being hit with a €900,000 fine for not complying with an EU-mandated two-year term , and it looks like those changes are now starting to spread further throughout Europe. The company has today revised the terms of its warranties in France, Germany and Belgium, specifying that customers are entitled to repairs and replacements of their ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Engadget

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