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English definition of “vow”

vow

verb [T]     /vaʊ/
C2 to make a determined decision or promise to do something: [+ (that)] The guerrillas vowed (that) they would overthrow the government . [+ to infinitive] After the awful meals we had last Christmas , I vowed to do more of the cooking myself.Making and breaking promises and commitments
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