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devotionnoun [U]

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

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

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

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devotionnoun

  • devotion noun (SUPPORT)

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

 /dɪˈvoʊ·ʃən/ [C/U] religious worship or belief, or prayer and other acts of religious worship: [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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