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Dictionary Definition

undertaking

Noun

1 any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings" [syn: project, task, labor]
2 the trade of a funeral director

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English

Pronunciation

  • /ˈʌndə(r)ˌteɪkɪŋ/
  • /"Vnd3r%teIkIN/

Noun

  1. Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals.
  2. A promise or pledge; a guarantee.
  3. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.
  4. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.

Translations

Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals
A promise or pledge; a guarantee
That which is undertaken
The act of one who undertakes

Verb

undertaking
  1. present participle of undertake

Extensive Definition

Undertaking may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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