Meaning of “dogged” in the English Dictionary

"dogged" in British English

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doggedadjective

uk /ˈdɒɡ.ɪd/ us /ˈdɑː.ɡɪd/
doggedly
adverb uk /ˈdɒɡ.ɪd.li/ us /ˈdɑː.ɡɪd.li/

I kept at it, doggedly and patiently, until finally I could skate.
doggedness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈdɒɡ.ɪd.nəs/ us /ˈdɑː.ɡɪd.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)