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English definition of “determination”

determination

noun [U] (TRYING HARD)    /dɪˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌtɝː-/
B2 the ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult : a man of fierce / ruthless determination [+ to infinitive] You can't help but admire her determination to succeed . → See also self-determinationStrength of will and determination
(Definition of determination noun (TRYING HARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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