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Definition of 'committed'

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In a committed relationship this isn't an issue. The Sun (2016)Yet none of this would have held us without a series of detailed, generous and committed performances. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And further studies suggest threequarters of women in committed relationships feel smartphones interfere with their love lives and reduce the time they spend with partners. The Sun (2016)I can't say he committed suicide. The Sun (2016)Their relationship is so bad, says the wife, that their dog committed suicide. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Scored a try in a committed performance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One committed suicide and he divorced another. The Sun (2010)Pastors wonder why people seem less committed today. Christianity Today (2000)Ensemble values are paramount in these stylish and committed performances. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has divorced another woman and a fifth committed suicide. The Sun (2009)She was well planned and from a very loving and committed relationship. The Sun (2016)Another committed suicide in his cell while awaiting trial. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Have you asked her about having a committed relationship? The Sun (2014)Early adulthood leads to relationships and usually to marriage or some other form of committed relationship. Crowley, Vivianne Phoenix From the Flame (1994)Marriage does not have special status because it is simply a societal bonus for a loving committed relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We're mindful that a committed performance is the minimum you can give. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Still, this was another committed performance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But we expect a committed performance from him against Wolves. The Sun (2011)Young people are much less committed to recycling their rubbish than older generations, a survey has found. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A less committed disciple would have given up. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is equally insulting to suggest that the people who work in them are any less committed to privacy and free speech than anybody else. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He and his chief of staff committed ritual suicide in their headquarters cave on 22 June. Max Hastings Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)He said: 'It was a real committed performance and stopped the rot on the road. The Sun (2012)They will forgive you if the note's not perfect if you're giving a committed dramatic performance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many feared that he would have no tolerance for people less skilful and, above all, less committed than himself. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

Synonyms of 'committed'

pledged, involved, promised, tied

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