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Definition of Commitment


  1. The act of committing, or putting in charge, keeping, or trust; consignment; esp., the act of committing to prison.
  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.

Commitment Quotations

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi

Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.
Paul J. Meyer

We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.
Barack Obama

Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of.
Bethany Hamilton
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Commitment Translations

commitment in French is engagement
commitment in German is Verpflichtung, Verpflichtung, Verbindlichkeit
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