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- Hyphenation: com‧mit‧ment
- The act or an instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust, especially:
- Promise or agreement to do something in the future, especially:
- Being bound emotionally or intellectually to a course of action or to another person or persons.
- The trait of sincerity and focused purpose.
- 2020 November 23, Charles Hugh Smith, Why I'm Hopeful About 2021:
- Citizenship in the original Greek concept was not simply the granting of rights to do as one pleased; it also demanded a commitment to serve the interests of the many via personal sacrifice.
- Perpetration as in a crime or mistake.
- State of being pledged or engaged.
- The act of being locked away, such as in an institution for the mentally ill or in jail.
act or instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust
official consignment sending a person to prison or a mental health institution
promise or agreement to do something in the future
act of assuming a financial obligation
being bound emotionally/intellectually
perpetration, as in crime or a mistake
state of being pledged or engaged
trait of sincerity and focused purpose
act of being locked away
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