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com·mit·tal

 (kə-mĭt′l)
n.
1. The act of entrusting: committal of the property to an attorney.
2. The act or an instance of committing to confinement.
3. The act of pledging oneself to a particular view or position: articulated her strong committal to world peace.
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committal

(kəˈmɪtəl)
n
(Law) formal the process of committing someone to an institution
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com•mit•tal

(kəˈmɪt l)

n.
an act or instance of committing, as to an institution or cause; commitment.
[1615–25]
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committal

The act of entrusting something to someone, or of ordering someone to be confined.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.committal - the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
confinement - the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
2.committal - the act of committing a crime
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
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Translations
إحالَةٌ إلى سِجْن أو مُؤسَّسه
svěření seuvěznění
fængslingindlæggelse
rábízás
fangelsun; innilokun á hæli
akıl hastanesine kapatmahapse atma

committal

[kəˈmɪtl] N
1. (Jur) committal for trial(auto m de) procesamiento m
committal to prisonencarcelamiento m, (auto m de) prisión f
2. (to mental asylum) → reclusión f
3. (= burial) → entierro m
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committal

[kəˈmɪtəl]
n (British) (to prison)incarcération f; (to mental hospital)internement m
modif [proceedings] (to prison)d'incarcération; (to mental hospital)d'internement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

committal

n
(to prison, asylum etc) → Einweisung f; his committal for trialseine Überstellung ans Gericht; committal proceedingsgerichtliche Voruntersuchung
(of crime etc)Begehen nt (form)
committal to memoryAuswendiglernen nt; (of single fact)Sicheinprägen nt
(Parl) = commitment b
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

committal

[kəˈmɪtl] n (to prison) → imprigionamento, carcerazione f; (to mental hospital) → ricovero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

commit

(kəˈmit) past tense past participle comˈmitted verb
1. to perform; to do (especially something illegal). He committed the murder when he was drunk.
2. to hand over (a person) to an institution etc for treatment, safekeeping etc. committed to prison.
3. to put (oneself) under a particular obligation. She has committed herself to looking after her dead brother's children till the age of 18.
comˈmitment noun
obligation. She could not take the job because of family commitments.
comˈmittal noun
the act of committing (to an institution).
comˈmitted adjective
pledged to do, or to support, something. He was committed to looking after his uncle; He is a committed socialist.
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References in classic literature ?
The disturbed state of the town would be, he knew, a sufficient reason for demanding the murderer's committal to prison before daybreak, as no man could answer for the security of any of the watch-houses or ordinary places of detention; and to convey a prisoner through the streets when the mob were again abroad, would not only be a task of great danger and hazard, but would be to challenge an attempt at rescue.
But for this the family found no cause for committal to the asylum, since such committal would necessarily invalidate what he had done.
He wavered whether or no he should at once issue his warrant for the committal of Neville Landless to jail, under circumstances of grave suspicion; and he might have gone so far as to do it but for the indignant protest of the Minor Canon: who undertook for the young man's remaining in his own house, and being produced by his own hands, whenever demanded.
He therefore condescended to look at the carriage from the Hall- door without frowning at it, and said, in a very handsome way, to one of his men, 'Thomas, help with the luggage.' He even escorted the Bride up-stairs into Mr Merdle's presence; but this must be considered as an act of homage to the sex (of which he was an admirer, being notoriously captivated by the charms of a certain Duchess), and not as a committal of himself with the family.
The girl made a sort of non- committal attempt to see, but the boy did not betray that he was aware of it.
The result of the committal may be readily foreseen.
Horrock with it, but this committal of himself to an opinion fell from him with so little sacrifice of his neutral expression, that the bid might not have been detected as his but for the friendly oaths of Mr.
Accused persons in the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) case escaped jail Wednesday when Regional Magistrate-South, Mr Masilo Mathaka admitted them to bail after the committal of their case to the high court for trial.
The Coroner's Court conducting the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim was today told that Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas said the committal application filed by the family against him for contempt in the inquest proceedings was incomplete.
figure By JOSEPH WANGUI A voter jailed for failing to pay legal costs of Sh9.5 million in the Mathira parliamentary election petition has been released pending hearing and determination of his appeal against the committal order.
Summary: New Delhi, [India], March 7 (ANI): A Patiala House court on Thursday reserved till March 15 its order on a revision petition of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor challenging the order of committal of the Sunanda Pushkar death case to sessions for trial.
Funeral Service and Committal at Bangor Crematorium on Friday 16th November at 12noon.