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Main Entry: 2promise
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): prom·ised; prom·is·ing
1 : to give a promise about one's own actions <I promise to clean my room this afternoon>
2 : to give reason to expect <dark clouds promising rain>
- prom·i·sor /secondarystresspräm-schwa-primarystresssodot(schwa)r/ noun

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