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dedicate

verb   /ˈded.ɪ.keɪt/
A to give all of your energy, time, etc. dedicar He has dedicated his life to scientific research. The new president said she would dedicate herself to protecting the rights of the sick and the homeless.2295
If you dedicate a book, play, performance, etc. to someone, you publicly say that it is in that person’s honour. to publicly say that a book, play, performance, etc. is in someone’s honour dedicar The book is dedicated to the author’s husband.1007
formal When a building, especially a religious building, is dedicated, there is a ceremony at which it is formally opened for use and its particular purpose is stated. to have a ceremony during which a building, especially a religious building, is formally opened for use and its particular purpose is stated dedicar The church was dedicated on 1 March 1805 to the local Saint Jude.82737
(Definition of dedicate from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

dedicate

verb /ˈdedikeit/
to give up wholly to; to devote to dedicar, consagrar, sacrificar He dedicated his life to good works.
to set apart, especially for a holy or sacred purpose dedicar, consagrar He decided to dedicate a chapel to his wife’s memory.
(of an author etc ) to state that (a book etc) is in honour of someone dedicar He dedicated the book to his father She dedicated the song to her friend.
dedicated adjective
spending a great deal of one’s time and energy on a subject, one’s job etc dedicado, entregado She’s a dedicated teacher He is dedicated to his music.
dedication noun
the quality of being dedicated; the act of dedicating dedicación, consagración His dedication to duty was admirable.
the words dedicating a book to someone dedicatoria We can put the dedication at the top of the page.
(Definition of dedicate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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