how to pronounce committal


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committal is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of committal in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it's also a form of non-committal office …”

meanings of committal


  1. The act of entrusting something to someone.
  2. The act of perpetrating an offence.
  3. The act of committing someone to confinement; an order for someone's imprisonment.
  4. The act of committing a body to the grave at a burial or to the furnace at a cremation.


  1. Of or relating to a committee.
  2. Of or relating to commitment.

committal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word committal occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics committal can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that committal can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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