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English definition of “commit”

commit

verb [T] (CRIME)    /kəˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
B2 to do something illegal or something that is considered wrong : He was sent to prison for a crime that he didn't commit. to commit adultery / murder to commit an offence Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviourSin
(Definition of commit verb (CRIME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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