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English definition of “promise”

promise

verb [I/T] (STATE CONFIDENTLY)   /ˈprɑm·ɪs/
to state to someone that you will certainly do something: [T] We promised the kids (that) we’d take them to the zoo. [+ to infinitive] She promised to be careful.
(Definition of promise verb (STATE CONFIDENTLY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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