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"devotion" in British English

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devotionnoun [U]

uk   /dɪˈvəʊ.ʃən/  us   /-ˈvoʊ-/
  • devotion noun [U] (LOYALTY)

loyalty and ​love or ​care for someone or something: He ​inspiredrespect and devotion from his ​pupils. She will be ​remembered for her ​selfless/​unstinting devotion to the ​cause.
  • devotion noun [U] (RELIGION)

religiousworship: He ​knelt inhumble devotion.devotions [plural] acts of ​religiousworship, ​especiallyprayers
(Definition of devotion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"devotion" in American English

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devotionnoun

  • devotion noun (SUPPORT)

 us   /dɪˈvoʊ·ʃən/ [U] support and ​affection: He is a ​teacher who ​inspiresrespect and devotion from his ​students.
  • devotion noun (WORSHIP)

 /dɪˈvoʊ·ʃən/ [C/U] religiousworship or ​belief, or ​prayer and other ​acts of ​religiousworship: [U] a ​life of ​religious devotion [C] devotions to the ​saints
(Definition of devotion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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