empty promise

empty promise
пустое обещание

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  • empty promise — noun A promise that is either not going to be carried out, worthless or meaningless …   Wiktionary

  • empty*/*/*/ — [ˈempti] adj I 1) containing no things or people Ant: full an empty jar[/ex] The room was empty.[/ex] empty streets[/ex] 2) lacking emotion, interest, or purpose Her life felt empty and meaningless.[/ex] 3) not true or serious an empty… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Promise of Love — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Promise of Love Archivo:Amanset promiseoflove.jpg Álbum de The American Analog Set Publicación 17 de julio de 2003 …   Wikipedia Español

  • promise — I n. vow 1) to give, make a promise 2) to fulfill, keep a promise 3) to break, renege on, repudiate a promise 4) a broken; empty, hollow; rash; sacred, solemn promise 5) a campaign promise (politicians sometimes break campaign promises) 6) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • promise */*/*/ — I UK [ˈprɒmɪs] / US [ˈprɑmɪs] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms promise : present tense I/you/we/they promise he/she/it promises present participle promising past tense promised past participle promised 1) to tell someone that you will… …   English dictionary

  • promise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 statement that you will do sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ He makes all kinds of big promises he has little intention of keeping. ▪ rash ▪ broken, unfulfilled …   Collocations dictionary

  • empty — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb 1 make sth empty ADVERB ▪ completely ▪ The cupboards had all been completely emptied. ▪ out ▪ We emptied out the tank. PREPOSITION …   Collocations dictionary

  • promise — Giving one s word that one will do something creates a reason for action in the future. But when the time comes, by keeping the promise one seems to act because one has done something in the past, rather than for the sake of promoting some goal… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Promise problem — In computability theory, a promise problem is a generalization of a decision problem. It is defined by two decision problems L 1 and L 2 with L 1 cap; L 2 = empty;. A Turing machine decides a promise problem if, for any x isin; L 1 cup; L 2, it… …   Wikipedia

  • Promise (computing) — See also Lazy evaluation A promise is the final item in a Stream. A Stream itself is a way to shorten a very long sequence into a short one, and request only the items needed at the moment. For example, in pseudocode, assuming intseq reports an… …   Wikipedia

  • promise-crammed — promˈise crammed adjective (Shakespeare) Fed to repletion with empty promises • • • Main Entry: ↑promise …   Useful english dictionary

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