un·der·tak·ing noun \ˈən-dər-ˌtā-kiŋ, ˌən-dər-ˈ; 1b is ˈən-dər-ˌ only\
: an important or difficult task or project
: the business of an undertaker
: a promise or agreement to do or not do something
a : the act of one who undertakes or engages in a project or business
b : the business of an undertaker
Examples of UNDERTAKING
- The restoration of the old theater is a huge undertaking.
- He advised us against such a risky undertaking.
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