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  1. promise

    • IPA[ˈpräməs]

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    • n.
      a declaration or assurance that one will do a particular thing or that a particular thing will happen;the quality of potential excellence
    • v.
      assure someone that one will definitely do, give, or arrange something; undertake or declare that something will happen;pledge (someone, especially a woman) to marry someone else; betroth
    • verb: promise, 3rd person present: promises, gerund or present participle: promising, past tense: promised, past participle: promised

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    • n.
      (in the Bible) the land of Canaan, that was promised to Abraham and his descendants (Gen. 12:7).

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    • n.
      (in the Bible) the land of Canaan, that was promised to Abraham and his descendants (Gen. 12:7).

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      used to indicate that the speaker is skeptical about someone's stated intention to do something

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    • ph.
      used to indicate that the speaker is sceptical about someone's stated intention to do something

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    • ph.
      used for emphasis, especially so as to reassure, encourage, or threaten someone

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    • ph.
      used for emphasis, especially so as to reassure, encourage, or threaten someone

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    • ph.
      make extravagant promises that are unlikely to be fulfilled

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    • ph.
      confidently assured of something, especially of having sex

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    • IPA[ˈprɒmɪs]

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    • n.
      a declaration or assurance that one will do something or that a particular thing will happen: what happened to all those firm promises of support? I did not keep my promise to go home early
    • v.
      assure someone that one will definitely do something or that something will happen: he promised to forward my mail she made him promise that he wouldn't do it again

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