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undertaking

noun
     
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un‧der‧tak‧ing
1 [countable usually singular] an important job, piece of work, or activity that you are responsible for:
Starting a new business can be a risky undertaking.
2 [countable] formal a promise to do something:
Both organizations gave an undertaking to curb violence among their members.
3 [uncountable]BOMX the business of an undertaker

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