undertaking, undertook | undertaking | undertook | undertook undertaking | meaning

[Law]
UNDERTAKING - An engagement by one of the parties to a contract to the other, and not the mutual engagement of the parties to each other; a promise.

UNDERTOOK - Assumed; promised.

This is a technical word which ought to be inserted in every declaration of assumpsit, charging that the defendant undertook to perform the promise which is the foundation of the suit; and this though the promise be founded on a legal liability, or would be implied in evidence.
   

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