pledge

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1 pledge /ˈplɛʤ/ noun
plural pledges
1 pledge
/ˈplɛʤ/
noun
plural pledges
Learner's definition of PLEDGE
[count]
: a serious promise or agreement
: a promise to give money
: something that you leave with another person as a way to show that you will keep your promise
US : a person who has promised to join a college fraternity or sorority but who has not been officially accepted into the group

the Pledge of Allegiance

US
: a formal promise of loyalty to the United States that groups of people say together
2 pledge /ˈplɛʤ/ verb
pledges; pledged; pledging
2 pledge
/ˈplɛʤ/
verb
pledges; pledged; pledging
Learner's definition of PLEDGE
[+ object] : to formally promise to give or do (something)
[+ object] : to cause (someone) to formally promise something
[+ object] : to give (something) as a way to show that you will keep your promise to someone
US : to promise to join (a college fraternity or sorority)
[+ object]
[no object]
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