committing

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəˈmɪtɪŋ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

committing

  1. present participle of commit

Noun[edit]

committing (plural committings)

  1. The act by which something is committed.
    • 1624, John Taylor, The Scourge of Basenesse
      This and more I would haue done, but what is past cannot bee recalled, and it is too late to put old omittings to new committings.
    • 1930, The Commonweal (volume 12, page 120)
      Any pedagogue knows that a criticism too often repeated destroys its own purpose. These ever more numerous sallies of our social critics into the old world, these punctual committings to print of all the painful things they learn there []