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Meaning of “determination” in the English Dictionary

"determination" in British English

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determinationnoun

uk   /dɪˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌtɝː-/
  • determination noun (TRYING HARD)

B2 [U] the ​ability to ​continuetrying to do something, ​although it is very ​difficult: a man of ​fierce/​ruthless determination [+ to infinitive] You can't ​help but ​admire her determination tosucceed.

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(Definition of determination from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"determination" in American English

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determinationnoun [U]

 /dɪˌtɜr·məˈneɪ·ʃən/
the ​ability to ​continuetrying to do something, ​even if it is ​difficult: [+ to infinitive] She has a lot of determination to ​succeed.
(Definition of determination from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"determination" in Business English

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determinationnoun

uk   us   /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 ​officialjudgement 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)
Translations of “determination”
in Arabic تَصْميم…
in Korean 투지…
in Portuguese determinação…
in Catalan determinació…
in Japanese 決意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毅力, 决心,毅力…
in Turkish azim, sebat, kararlılık…
in Russian решительность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毅力, 決心,毅力…
in Italian determinazione…
in Polish determinacja, wytrwałość, upór…
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