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undertaken (See undertake)


1 enter upon an activity or enterprise [syn: set about, attempt]
2 accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task" [syn: tackle, take on]
3 promise to do or accomplish; "guarantee to free the prisoners" [syn: guarantee]
4 enter into a contractual arrangement [syn: contract]
5 accept as a charge [syn: take in charge] [also: undertook, undertaken]

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  1. past participle of undertake


past participle of undertake

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accepted, agreed, arranged, assumed, chanced, compacted, contracted, covenanted, engaged, in hand, in process, in progress, in the works, on the anvil, promised, sealed, settled, signed, stipulated, under way
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