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English definition of “dogged”

dogged

adjective     /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     /-li/ adverb I kept at it, doggedly and patiently until finally I could skate.Strong-willed doggedness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Strength of will and determination
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