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determination

noun
 
 
/dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən/
[U] the ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult: I admired his drive and determination - he never gave up.determination to do sth She had great determination to succeed.
[U] the process of controlling, influencing, or deciding something: The determination of policy is not your business - your job is to implement it.
[U] the process of finding something out: the determination of his whereabouts
[C] an official judgement or decision: The court is required to issue a final determination on those issues by the end of the year.
(Definition of determination from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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