committal

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Committal \Com*mit"tal\, noun The act of committing, or the state of being committed; commitment.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

committal

noun

1: the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital) [syn: {commitment}, {committal}, {consignment}]

2: the act of committing a crime [syn: {perpetration}, {commission}, {committal}]


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