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pledge

verb [T]
 
 
/pledʒ/
to promise seriously to do something or give something: Foreign donors have pledged $550 million. He pledged his support to Mandela. [+ to do sth] He pledged to cut government salaries.Making and breaking promises and commitments
Translations of “pledge”
in Korean 맹세하다, 공약하다…
in Arabic يَتَعهّد…
in French mettre en gage…
in Turkish söz vermek, vaat etmek, and içmek…
in Italian impegnare, garantire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發誓, 保證…
in Russian давать обещание…
in Polish zadeklarować…
in Spanish empeñar…
in Portuguese prometer…
in German verpfänden…
in Catalan prometre…
in Japanese ~を固く約束する, 誓約する, 誓う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发誓, 保证…
(Definition of pledge verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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