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Undertaking vs. Recognizance

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Undertakingnoun

The business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals.

Recognizancenoun

(legal) a form of bail; a promise made by the accused to the court that they will attend all required judicial proceedings and will not engage in further illegal activity or other prohibited conduct as set by the court.

‘The defendant was released on his own recognizance.’;

Undertakingnoun

A promise or pledge; a guarantee.

Recognizancenoun

A token; a symbol; a pledge.

Undertakingnoun

That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.

Recognizancenoun

Acknowledgment of a person or thing; avowal; profession; recognition.

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Undertakingnoun

The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.

Recognizancenoun

An obligation of record entered into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorized, with condition to do some particular act, as to appear at the same or some other court, to keep the peace, or pay a debt. A recognizance differs from a bond, being witnessed by the record only, and not by the party's seal.

Undertakingverb

present participle of undertake

Recognizancenoun

A token; a symbol; a pledge; a badge.

‘That recognizance and pledge of loveWhich I first gave her.’;

Undertakingnoun

The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.

Recognizancenoun

Acknowledgment of a person or thing; avowal; profession; recognition.

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Undertakingnoun

That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.

Recognizancenoun

(law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited

Undertakingnoun

Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals.

Recognizance

In some common law nations, a recognizance is a conditional obligation undertaken by a person before a court. It is an obligation of record, entered into before a court or magistrate duly authorized, whereby the party bound acknowledges (recognizes) that they owe a personal debt to the state.

Undertakingnoun

A promise or pledge; a guarantee.

Undertakingnoun

any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted;

‘he prepared for great undertakings’;

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Undertakingnoun

the trade of a funeral director

Undertakingnoun

a formal pledge or promise to do something

‘I give an undertaking that we shall proceed with the legislation’;

Undertakingnoun

the action of undertaking to do something

‘the knowing undertaking of an obligation’;

Undertakingnoun

a task that is taken on; an enterprise

‘a mammoth undertaking that involved digging into the side of a cliff face’;

Undertakingnoun

a company or business

‘national transport undertakings’;

Undertakingnoun

the business of managing funerals.

Undertakingnoun

the action of catching up with and passing another vehicle while travelling on the inside

‘the Highway Code discourages undertaking on motorways’;

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