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committal

[ kuh-mit-l ]
/ kəˈmɪt l /
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noun

an act or instance of committing; commitment.

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Origin of committal

First recorded in 1615–25; commit + -al2

OTHER WORDS FROM committal

self-com·mit·tal, noun
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