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promise

verb /ˈpromis/
to say, or give one’s word (that one will, or will not, do something etc)
promettre (de)
I promise (that) I won’t be late I promise not to be late I won’t be late, I promise (you)!
to say or give one’s assurance that one will give
promettre
He promised me a new dress.
to show signs of future events or developments
promettre
This situation promises well for the future.
promising adjective showing promise; likely to be good
prometteur
She’s a promising pianist Her work is promising.
(Definition of promise from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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