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committed

[ kuh-mit-id ]
/ kəˈmɪt ɪd /
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adjective

bound or obligated to a person or thing, as by pledge or assurance; devoted: Children need warm and committed parents.

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Origin of committed

First recorded in 1840–45; commit + -ed2
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