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"dogged" in British English

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doggedadjective

uk   /ˈdɒɡ.ɪd/  us   /ˈdɑː.ɡɪd/
very ​determined to do something, ​even if it is very ​difficult: Her ​ambition and dogged ​determinationensured that she ​rose to the ​top of her ​profession.
doggedly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
I ​kept at it, doggedly and ​patiently, until ​finally I could ​skate.
doggedness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of dogged from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dogged" in American English

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doggedadjective

 us   /ˈdɔ·ɡɪd/
determined to do something, ​even if it is very ​difficult: John Regan ​credited the ​capture to dogged ​persistence by ​police.
doggedly
adverb  us   /ˈdɔ·ɡɪd·li/
Gove ​spent much of the last ​decade of his ​life doggedly ​defending his ​principles.
(Definition of dogged from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dogged”
in Chinese (Simplified) 下定决心的,坚决的…
in Turkish azimli, inatçı, sebatkâr…
in Russian упорный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 下定決心的,堅決的…
in Polish uparty, zawzięty…
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