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: commitment, consignment
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1789, in the meaning defined above
commit + -al entry 2
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Yes, it is possible to be kempt, couth, ruly, and gruntled
commit (something) to memory
commit (something) to paper/writing
committal for sentence
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: the act of burying someone's body in a grave
law : the act or process of ordering someone to be put in a prison or a mental hospital
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