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English definition of “determined”

determined

adjective    /dɪˈtɜr·mənd/
showing the strong desire to follow a particular plan of action even if it is difficult: a very determined young man She had a determined look on her face. [+ to infinitive] I’m determined to finish this book today.
(Definition of determined adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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