Meaning of “determined” in the English Dictionary

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determinedadjective

uk /dɪˈtɜː.mɪnd/ us /dɪˈtɝː.mɪnd/

B2 wanting to do something very much and not allowing anyone or any difficulties to stop you:

[ + to infinitive ] I'm determined to get this piece of work done today.
She will get the job she wants - she's a very determined person.

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determinedly
adverb uk /dɪˈtɜː.mɪnd.li/ us /dɪˈtɝː.mɪnd.li/

He continued determinedly despite his injury.

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

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determinedadjective

us /dɪˈtɜr·mənd/

showing the strong desire to follow a particular plan of action even if it is difficult:

a very determined young man
She had a determined look on her face.
[ + to infinitive ] I’m determined to finish this book today.

(Definition of “determined” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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determined

In my country we are determined that our telecommunications infrastructure be of the highest standard in order to secure new investment into the country.
A great deal of work undoubtedly needs to be done if the long and difficult process of enlargement is to have solid, clear-sighted and determined popular support.
The number of seats allocated to each country is determined through a system of degressive proportionality on the basis of the country' s population.
Policy is not determined by gender.
Looking forward, and in the light of his determined commitment to the better regulation agenda, we need to keep a close eye on the implementation and effectiveness of this directive.
I also think that the section in which we state that the pollution value for seeds is determined by the proximity value is extremely important.
I join my colleague in hoping that we will get past the stage of incantatory declarations and move on to determined and fruitful action.
At regular intervals, both before and during the recognition period, it must be determined whether all criteria for the recognition have been met.
There is a danger that the price of an emission allowance will be determined by speculators having no links with industry or any other source of emissions production.
In terms of our preparation of these debates, perhaps it commends an appropriate degree of serenity, as well as the determined passion and commitment that we bring to these issues.