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  • n  a deposit of personal property as security for a debt
    his saxophone was in pledge
  • n  someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group
  • n  a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
  • n  a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
    signed a pledge never to reveal the secret
  • v  promise solemnly and formally
    I pledge that I will honor my wife
  • v  pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals
    I pledged $10 a month to my favorite radio station
  • v  propose a toast to
  • v  give as a guarantee
    I pledge my honor
  • v  bind or secure by a pledge
    I was pledged to silence

  • Deleting him now from the pledge is dumb.
  • The Group of 20 rich and developing countries have pledged to carry on with measures to boost the global economy, despite signs of a fledging recovery.
  • And I can make a firm pledge: under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 will see their taxes increase not your income taxes, not your payroll taxes, not your capital .
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  • President Bush in AFP
    We pledge the full support of the United States as India investigates these attacks, brings the guilty to justice and sustains its democratic way of life,Bush said on the south lawn of the White House after returning from the Thanksgiving...
  • David Stern in
    We take our obligation to fans in this matter very seriously,Stern said. "I can stand here today and pledge that we will do every look back possible to analyze our processes and seek the best advice possible to see if there are changes...

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