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dedication

noun [C/U]  /ˌded·ɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/ us  
the activity of giving a lot of your energy and time to something you think is important: [U] dedication to worthy causes A dedication is also a ceremony in which something is formally opened or made available to the public: [U] The mayor made a speech at the dedication ceremony for the new school.
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