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English definition of “promise”

promise

noun [C] (CONFIDENT STATEMENT)   /ˈprɑm·ɪs/
a statement that you will certainly do something: I’ll try to get back in time , but I’m not making any promises. He broke his promise to (= said he would but did not) give his art collection to the county museum .
(Definition of promise noun (CONFIDENT STATEMENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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