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English definition of “man/woman of his/her word”

man/woman of his/her word

someone who keeps their promises: You can trust him - he's a man of his word.Loyal, faithful and dependable
(Definition of man/woman of his/her word from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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