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noun     undertaking pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] something difficult or complicated that you do

    Organizing a wedding is a major undertaking.

  2. 2
    [countable] formal a promise, or an agreement

    He was required to give a written undertaking not to disclose the details of their contract.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] formal the business of an undertaker
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    the act or practice of going past another vehicle from a lane inside them

    Middle lane hogging can prompt people to start lane-cutting, overtaking when they're not going fast enough, or undertaking.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/06/2013


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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