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noun commitment pronunciation in American English /kəˈmɪtmənt/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a promise to do something
    commitment to: I want to honor my father’s commitment to the people who farm here.
    honor/fulfill/meet a commitment: He’s a man who believes in honoring his commitments.
    make a commitment (to do something): We’ve made a commitment to help, and we will.
  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] a strong belief that something is good and that you should support it
    commitment to: The government has failed to demonstrate its commitment to the environment.
  3. 3
    [uncountable] enthusiasm for something and a determination to work hard at it
    I am delighted with the level of commitment you have all shown.
    lack of commitment: Her laziness and lack of commitment are appalling.
  4. 4
    [countable] a duty or responsibility that you have accepted
    I can’t do this job right now because of other commitments.
    financial commitments: He may have a large income, but he also has huge financial commitments.
    family/work/teaching etc. commitments: He couldn’t join the class because of work commitments.

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