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commitment

1. the referral of a bill to a committee or legislature
2. Law a written order of a court directing that a person be imprisoned

commitment

[kə′mit·mənt]
(cell and molecular biology)
The establishment of a unique developmental sequence in a cell that differs from the prior state.
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Sex without commitment is dangerous to your mental, emotional, and spiritual health.
Finding a traditional lender willing to issue a loan commitment of that size for the purpose of bidding on golf course properties would have entailed a lengthy process, with severe hurdles to clear," says Kevin Wolfer, a principal of Kennedy Funding.
Studying the job, organizational, and demographic characteristics that are related to the organizational commitment of internal auditors allows us to begin to examine the variables that may result in increased commitment of employees with lower levels of authority.
Porter and Astirez, organizational commitment and identification with the organization knows which includes a strong belief in and acceptance of the goals and values of an organization, Because of the desire to spend considerable effort and intense desire to remain in the membership organization [7].
Commitment Sleepwalkers (18-24) who have a smaller amount of financial and personal relationship commitments.
A report produced by Standard Life found that during a lifetime, the average person spends pounds 914 a month on financial commitments and 37 minutes thinking about them everyday.
With regard to gender, Cunningham and Sagas (2003) found that NCAA Division I female assistant coaches of women's teams had higher affective levels than male assistant coaches of women's teams, but were similar in their normative commitment levels.
Gaither (1999) studied the effect of commitment as a mediating factor on job stress on 1,088 pharmacists in the US.
The IRS argued that the nonrefundable portion of the commitment fees should have been included in Freddie Mac's income in the year of receipt, because the taxpayer had met the Sec.
In addition to maintaining our commitment to a diverse work force, we promote the same inclusive standards in the selection of our suppliers and vendors.
As an element of the industry's commitment to "reducing waste, saving energy, and preserving forest resources," the industry's voluntary program also includes a goal of achieving a recovered paper utilization rate of 60%.
Issues have been raised whether commercial banks systematically underprice loan commitments and whether generally accepted accounting principles provide meaningful disclosure of the economics of these commitments.