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English definition of “dedication”

dedication

noun     /ˌdedɪˈkeɪʃən/
QUALITY [U] a willingness to give a lot of time and energy to something because you believe it is very important: She thanked the staff for their dedication and enthusiasm.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effort
RESPECT [C] a statement that says something has been made or done to show love and respect for someone: a dedication to the poet's motherShowing respect and admiration
(Definition of dedication noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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