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Definition of 'vow'

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But he left hospital yesterday vowing to play again after recovering from a back injury. The Sun (2016)He vowed it will ensure regional security. The Sun (2016)And he vowed City will not change their football philosophy despite their poor run. The Sun (2016)The monks also take vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The new policy sets no time limit but vows to continue monetary easing until inflation has been firmly established above 2 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The American West struck a chord and they vowed to return. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has vowed to return to refereeing. The Sun (2009)He vowed to continue to expose overspending. The Sun (2006)You did after all exchange wedding vows. The Sun (2012)The vows we take make our religious life. Bertodano, Theresa (ed.) Daily Readings with Mother Theresa (1993)But he vowed to battle back to full fitness. The Sun (2016)In the temple we swear holy vows. Kerr, Katharine A Time of War (1993)But he has vowed to return next year. The Sun (2015)Weddings are about the exchange of vows. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Maybe there are general relationship issues you need to sort out too but your marriage vows mean something. The Sun (2015)We must always try to be poorer still and discover new ways to live our vows of poverty. Bertodano, Theresa (ed.) Daily Readings with Mother Theresa (1993)The manager also looked to the future with a vow to continue improving despite the loss of such an influential player. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His enemies vowed to kill him. Ben Macintyre JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)The world champion again vowed he would not change, despite pressures to spout less controversial views. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But he vowed to leave her alone as he didn't want to lead her on. The Sun (2014)I will fulfill my vows in the presence of those who worship you. Christianity Today (2000)A solemn vow, the most immense assertion of the will that any person makes in the course of a lifetime. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'vow'

British English: vow VERB
If you vow to do something, you make a serious promise or decision that you will do it.
She vowed to continue the fight.
  • American English: vow
  • Brazilian Portuguese: comprometer-se
  • Chinese: 发誓
  • European Spanish: jurar
  • French: jurer
  • German: versprechen
  • Italian: giurare
  • Japanese: 誓う
  • Korean: 맹세하다
  • European Portuguese: comprometer-se
  • Latin American Spanish: jurar
British English: vow NOUN
A vow is a serious promise or decision to do a particular thing.
I made a silent vow to be more careful in the future.

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