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English definition of “dedicate”

dedicate

verb [T]  /ˈded·ɪˌkeɪt/ us  
to give completely your energy, time, etc. to something: He dedicated his life to helping the poor. If you dedicate a book, play, performance, etc., to someone or something, you say publicly that it is in honor of that person or thing: This book is dedicated to my children, Claire and Tom.
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