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English definition of “determination”

determination

noun [U]     /dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən/
B2 a quality that makes someone continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult: Andy Murray will need great determination and skill to win this match.Strength of will and determination
(Definition of determination noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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