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"single-minded" in British English

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single-mindedadjective

uk   /ˌsɪŋ.ɡəlˈmaɪn.dɪd/  us   /ˌsɪŋ.ɡəlˈmaɪn.dɪd/
single-mindedly
adverb uk   /ˌsɪŋ.ɡəlˈmaɪn.dɪd.li/  us   /ˌsɪŋ.ɡəlˈmaɪn.dɪd.li/
single-mindedness
noun [U] uk   /ˌsɪŋ.ɡəlˈmaɪn.dɪd.nəs/  us   /ˌsɪŋ.ɡəlˈmaɪn.dɪd.nəs/
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single-mindedadjective

 us   /ˈsɪŋ·ɡəlˈmɑɪn·dɪd/
only doing things that relate to one activity or interest: She is single-minded in her pursuit of her studies.
(Definition of single-minded from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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