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undertaking

Pronunciation: /ˈʌndərˌteɪkɪŋ; ˌʌndəˈteɪkɪŋ/

Translation of undertaking in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (task) empresa (feminine), tarea (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The task was a mammoth undertaking, requiring thousands of hours of research, writing, sourcing photographs and planning the events of the day itself.
    • It was a mammoth undertaking, a five-year project in the planning, filmed over 15 months and involving over 90 speaking parts.
    • ‘The task ahead for you is a mammoth undertaking to ensure the continuation of our fishing industries,’ he told the 300 delegates.
    1.2 (promise) promesa (feminine) no such undertaking has been given by them no se han comprometido a tal cosa, no han garantizado tal cosa
    Example sentences
    • As a result of this agreement, doctors gave the health authorities an undertaking that they would resume overtime duties with immediate effect.
    • In the application, my learned friend said that, if it was to be granted, there was an agreement or, at least, there was an undertaking that costs would be paid in any event to the respondent.
    • The station was asked to give an undertaking that it will present any argument or discussion about the new broadcast franchise in a fair and balanced way while it continues on the air.

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