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English definition of “dogged”

dogged

adjective uk   /ˈdɒɡ.ɪd/ us    /ˈdɑː.ɡɪd/
very determined to do something, even if it is very difficult: Her ambition and dogged determination ensured that she rose to the top of her profession.Strong-willed
doggedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
I kept at it, doggedly and patiently until finally I could skate.Strong-willed
doggedness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Strength of will and determination
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