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English definition of “promise”

promise

noun (SAY CERTAINLY)    /ˈprɒm.ɪs/ US  /ˈprɑː.mɪs/
B1 [C] the act of saying that you will certainly do something: I'll tidy my things away tonight - and that's a promise! I'll try to get back in time, but I'm not making any promises.Making and breaking promises and commitments keep/break a promise B2 to do/not do what you said that you would do: If I make a promise, I like to keep it.Making and breaking promises and commitments Grammar:PromisePromise is a noun and a verb.See more
(Definition of promise noun (SAY CERTAINLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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