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devotion

noun [U] uk   /dɪˈvəʊ.ʃən/ us    /-ˈvoʊ-/

devotion noun [U] (LOYALTY)

loyalty and love or care for someone or something: He inspired respect and devotion from his pupils. She will be remembered for her selfless/unstinting devotion to the cause.

devotion noun [U] (RELIGION)

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