commitment
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commitment(
kuh
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miht
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muhnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (obligation)
a. el compromiso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Thanks for the invitation, but I have a prior commitment.Gracias por la invitación, pero tengo un compromiso previo.
b. la obligación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Being the CEO of a company is a major commitment.Ser el director ejecutivo de una empresa es una gran obligación.
2. (pledge)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't forget that you made a commitment to help your sister with her homework.No olvides que prometiste ayudar a tu hermana con los deberes.
Will you make a commitment to our community by donating five dollars?¿Te comprometas a la comunidad con una donación de cinco dólares?
3. (devotion)
a. la entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The athlete won the gold medal thanks to his unwavering commitment to the sport.El atleta ganó la medalla de oro gracias a su entrega inquebrantable al deporte.
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commitment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (obligation, loyalty)
a. el compromiso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to make a commitment (to something/somebody)comprometerse (con algo/alguien)
she lacks commitmentno se compromete lo suficiente
family commitmentscompromisos familiares
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commitment [kəˈmɪtmənt]
noun
1 (obligation) obligación (f)
he has heavy teaching commitments tiene muchas obligaciones como profesor; family commitments obligaciones familiares
2 (pledge)
to give a commitment to do sth comprometerse a hacer algo; she would give no commitment no quiso comprometerse
3 (devotion) entrega (f); devoción (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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