Definitions for undertakingˌʌn dərˈteɪ kɪŋ, ˈʌn dərˌteɪ- for 1-3 ; ˈʌn dərˌteɪ kɪŋ for 4,5
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undertaking, project, task, labor(noun)
any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
"he prepared for great undertakings"
the trade of a funeral director
Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals.
A promise or pledge; a guarantee.
That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.
The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
the act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business
that which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise
specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals
a promise or pledge; a guarantee
Undertaking or overtaking on the inside refers to the practice of overtaking a slower vehicle on a road using the lane that is kerb side of the vehicle being passed; that is to say, a lane to the left of the vehicle in countries where driving is on the left, or a lane to the right of the vehicle in countries where driving is on the right. The practice of undertaking, therefore, may only usually occur on a motorway or other road where there is more than one lane in the same direction or when the width of the roads makes this possible. Many countries consider undertaking dangerous and therefore designate it a driving offence, however most countries make the distinction between involuntary undertaking as opposed to the deliberate attempt to pass a slower moving vehicle for one's own benefit.
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The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.
Undertaking Phase 1 studies is highly specialist work.
It is a very hard undertaking to seek to please everybody.
It is a lot of paperwork and a significant undertaking, but better than having to issue extra debt.
We are not happy about any jailed woman, we want free women undertaking income-generating activities.
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