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difference between "devotion" and "commitment"



 
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difference between "devotion" and "commitment" #1 (permalink) Tue Dec 23, 2008 16:19 pm   difference between "devotion" and "commitment"
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #20 "Money Matters (3)", question 1

The representative of the financial consultants assured her that the policy of the firm was that of complete ..........

(a) destiny
(b) devotion
(c) commitment
(d) attention

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #20 "Money Matters (3)", answer 1

The representative of the financial consultants assured her that the policy of the firm was that of complete commitment.

Correct answer: (c) commitment
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Can you explain the difference between "devotion" and "commitment" in this sentence, please?

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difference between "devotion" and "commitment" #2 (permalink) Wed Dec 24, 2008 14:05 pm   difference between "devotion" and "commitment"
 

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'Devotion' includes an emotional parameter that is inappropriate here.
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difference between "devotion" and "commitment" #3 (permalink) Sat Dec 27, 2008 20:16 pm   difference between "devotion" and "commitment"
 

devote is voluntary and commitment-compulsory
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difference between "devotion" and "commitment" #4 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2010 6:24 am   difference between "devotion" and "commitment"
 

Also, one should keep in mind that devotion has a strong religious background.
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