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English definition of “commit”

commit

verb [T] (SEND)    /kəˈmɪt/ (-tt-) formal
to send someone officially to prison or hospital: He's been committed to prison for fraud.Putting people in prisonScience of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality
(Definition of commit verb (SEND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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