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  • promise — prom·ise n: a declaration or manifestation esp. in a contract of an intention to act or refrain from acting in a specified way that gives the party to whom it is made a right to expect its fulfillment aleatory promise: a promise (as to compensate …   Law dictionary

  • binding — [[t]ba͟ɪndɪŋ[/t]] bindings 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ on n A binding promise, agreement, or decision must be obeyed or carried out. ...proposals for a legally binding commitment on nations to stabilise emissions of carbon dioxide... The panel s… …   English dictionary

  • binding — bindingly, adv. bindingness, n. /buyn ding/, n. 1. the act of fastening, securing, uniting, or the like. 2. anything that binds. 3. the covering within which the leaves of a book are bound. 4. a strip of material that protects or decorates the… …   Universalium

  • binding — bind‧ing [ˈbaɪndɪŋ] adjective LAW a binding contract/​promise/​agreement etc a promise, agreement etc that must be kept: • Participants in the world trade talks have agreed to negotiate specific binding commitments. • a legally binding agreement… …   Financial and business terms

  • promise — vb Promise, engage, pledge, plight, covenant, contract are comparable when they mean to give one s word that one will act in a specified way (as by doing, making, giving, or accepting) in respect to something stipulated. Promise implies a giving… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Promise — Prom ise, v. i. [1913 Webster] 1. To give assurance by a promise, or binding declaration. [1913 Webster] 2. To afford hopes or expectation; to give ground to expect good; rarely, to give reason to expect evil. [1913 Webster] Will not the ladies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • binding — [bīn′diŋ] n. 1. the action of a person or thing that binds 2. a thing that binds, as a) the fastenings on a ski for the boot b) a band or bandage c) tape used in sewing to strengthen seams, edges, etc. d) the covers and backing of a book …   English World dictionary

  • Binding of Isaac — For the video game by Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl, see The Binding of Isaac (video game). The Sacrifice of Isaac by Caravaggio, in the Baroque tenebrist manner The Binding of Isaac Akedah [1] (עקדה) o …   Wikipedia

  • promise */*/*/ — I UK [ˈprɒmɪs] / US [ˈprɑmɪs] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms promise : present tense I/you/we/they promise he/she/it promises present participle promising past tense promised past participle promised 1) to tell someone that you will… …   English dictionary

  • promise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 statement that you will do sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ He makes all kinds of big promises he has little intention of keeping. ▪ rash ▪ broken, unfulfilled …   Collocations dictionary

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