Definition of commitment
- a commitment to improve conditions at the prison
- the commitment of troops to the war
- a commitment to a cause
We've got commitments from several charities to donate food and clothing.
the government's commitment of troops to the region
The church has a commitment to helping the poor.
The boss noticed her strong commitment to her work.
No one doubts your commitment to the cause.
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: a promise to do or give something
: a promise to be loyal to someone or something
: the attitude of someone who works very hard to do or support something
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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