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dedicationnoun [C/U]

us   /ˌded·ɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
the activity of giving a lot of your energy and time to something you think is important: [U] dedication to worthy causes
A dedication is also a ceremony in which something is formally opened or made available to the public: [U] The mayor made a speech at the dedication ceremony for the new school.
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dedicationnoun

uk   /ˌded.ɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌded.əˈkeɪ.ʃən/
  • dedication noun (TIME/ENERGY)

C1 [U] the willingness to give a lot of time and energy to something because it is important: He has always shown great dedication to the cause. She thanked the staff for their dedication and enthusiasm.

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