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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·mit·ment /kəˈmɪtmənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·mit·ment /kəˈmɪtmənt/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mit·ment n.
 1. The act of committing, or putting in charge, keeping, or trust; consignment; esp., the act of committing to prison.
    They were glad to compound for his bare commitment to the Tower, whence he was within few days enlarged.   --Clarendon.
 2. A warrant or order for the imprisonment of a person; -- more frequently termed a mittimus.
 3. The act of referring or intrusting to a committee for consideration and report; as, the commitment of a petition or a bill.
 4. A doing, or perpetration, in a bad sense, as of a crime or blunder; commission.
 5. The act of pledging or engaging; the act of exposing, endangering, or compromising; also, the state of being pledged or engaged.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose; "a man
           of energy and commitment" [syn: committedness]
      2: the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally)
         to a course of action; "his long commitment to public
         service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team" [syn: allegiance,
          loyalty, dedication]
      3: an engagement by contract involving financial obligation;
         "his business commitments took him to London"
      4: a message that makes a pledge [syn: dedication]
      5: the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as
         in a prison or mental hospital) [syn: committal, consignment]