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kuh mit

  • v  perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
  • v  give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    She committed herself to the work of God
  • v  cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    After the second episode, she had to be committed
    he was committed to prison
  • v  confer a trust upon
    I commit my soul to God
  • v  make an investment
  • v  engage in or perform
    commit a random act of kindness
News & Articles

  • Mayor Barrett to commit grant funds to foreclosure issue
    MILWAUKEE (WITI) – Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has announced his plans to commit significant resources from the Community Development Block...
    June 13, 2013 - FOX 6 Milwaukee
  • MountainStar Sports Group to commit $12.1 million toward El Paso ballpark
    A couple of weeks after members of City Council chastised the city manager and project engineers for asking for more money for the Downtown ballpark, MountainStar Sports Group announced they are prepared to commit $12.1 million in additional revenues to fund the ballpark construction. City officials said the new formula will make money for the city. MountainStar Sports Group is the ownership ...
    June 13, 2013 - ABC 7 El Paso
  • 'Spiritual' young people more likely to commit crimes than 'religious' ones, Baylor study finds
    ( Baylor University ) Young adults who deem themselves "spiritual but not religious" are more likely to commit property crimes -- and to a lesser extent, violent ones -- than those who identify themselves as either "religious and spiritual" or "religious but not spiritual," according to Baylor University researchers.
    June 12, 2013 - EurekAlert!

  • John McCain in New York Times
    I would ask that each one of us commit to join together to aid those in need as quickly as possible,said Mrs. McCain, whose husband visited an emergency center in Ohio earlier in the day.
  • Charles Grassley in Reuters
    Republican Senator Charles Grassley said in a radio interview on Monday he would feel better if AIG's top managers were to "take that deep bow and say 'I'm sorry' and then either do one of two things: resign or go commit suicide."
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg in BBC News
    Commenting on the Enron case, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, one of the Supreme Court judges, said: "Because Skilling's misconduct entailed no bribe or kickback, he did not conspire to commit honest-services fraud under our confined construction of...

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