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English definition of “take/sign the pledge”

take/sign the pledge

UK old-fashioned or humorous
to make a formal promise to stop drinking alcohol : What's this then, you're only drinking orange juice - have you signed the pledge or something?AddictionDrug addictionDrunkenness and sobriety
(Definition of take/sign the pledge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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