But Congress has not previously undertaken to bar the courts from adjudicating an entire category of cases.
It's the first selfless action Nicki had undertaken at that point on the show, and a true symbol of family unity.
This is the strategy that Singapore and Norway, for example, have undertaken in recent decades.
Correction: The original article stated that Starboard Strategic Inc. had undertaken the Internet media buy for the NRA.
Expending American treasure and blood should only be undertaken when it has a reasonable chance of success.
Protagoras seems189 even to have undertaken to make this experience of the individual, the stuff of the known world.
On their side, servants often grudgingly perform the duties they have undertaken.
She had undertaken the duty of arranging the funeral procession.
Diana was perfectly capable of accomplishing what she had undertaken.
I was fascinated by the idea of such a tour; but it was plainly not an excursion to be undertaken without care and consideration.
c.1200, "to entrap," in the same sense as Old English underniman (cf. Dutch ondernemen, German unternehmen), of which it is a partial loan-translation, from under + take. Cf. also French entreprendre "to undertake," from entre "between, among" + prendre "to take." The under in this word may be the same one that also may form the first element of understand. Meaning "to accept" is attested from mid-13c.; that of "to take upon oneself, to accept the duty of" is from c.1300.