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promise

verb  /ˈprɑm·ɪs/ us  

promise verb (STATE CONFIDENTLY)

[I/T] to state to someone that you will certainly do something: [T] We promised the kids (that) we’d take them to the zoo. [+ to infinitive] She promised to be careful.

promise verb (HAVE LIKELY SUCCESS)

to seem likely: [+ to infinitive] The new movie promises to be one of the biggest money-makers of all time.

promise

noun  /ˈprɑm·ɪs/ us  

promise noun (LIKELY SUCCESS)

[U] the likelihood of success or achievement: She shows great promise as a fiction writer.

promise noun (CONFIDENT STATEMENT)

[C] a statement that you will certainly do something: I’ll try to get back in time, but I’m not making any promises. He broke his promise to (= said he would but did not) give his art collection to the county museum.
(Definition of promise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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