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English definition of “dedicate”

dedicate

verb [T]    /ˈded·ɪˌkeɪt/
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 .
(Definition of dedicate verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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