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English definition of “dedicate”

dedicate

verb     /ˈdedɪkeɪt/
dedicate your life/yourself to sth to give most of your energy and time to something: She has dedicated her life to helping others .Giving, providing and supplying
dedicate sth to sb to say that something you have made or done is to show your love or respect for someone: [often passive] This book is dedicated to my daughter .Showing respect and admiration
(Definition of dedicate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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