committal

Definitions of committal
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n the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)

Synonyms:
commitment, consignment
Type of:
confinement
the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them

n the act of committing a crime

Synonyms:
commission, perpetration
Type of:
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense
(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

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