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commitment

[ kuh-mit-muhnt ]
/ kəˈmɪt mənt /
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noun
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Also committal (for defs. 1, 3-11).

Origin of commitment

First recorded in 1605–15; commit + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM commitment

non·com·mit·ment, nounpre·com·mit·ment, adjectiveself-com·mit·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for commitment

commitment
/ (kəˈmɪtmənt) /

noun
Also called (esp for senses 5, 6): committal (kəˈmɪtəl)
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