commitment

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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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Cambe, who was previously detained at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City, did not appeal the court's issuance of a mittimus.
After his appearance last week, he returned with a mittimus that listed his start date as Nov.
Ad familiaria uero negocia et ad custodiam rerum nostrarum mittimus in domos nostras probatas tam etate quam uita et moniales et conuersas.