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English definition of “commit”

commit

verb [I/T] (PROMISE)   /kəˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
to promise to give yourself, your money, your time, etc., to support something: [I/T] They wouldn’t commit (to giving) enough time or money to the project. If you do not commit yourself about something, you refuse to express an opinion about it: [T] Neither candidate would commit himself on the issue of tax reform.
(Definition of commit verb (PROMISE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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