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dogged

adjective uk   /ˈdɒɡ.ɪd/ us    /ˈdɑː.ɡɪd/
very determined to do something, even if it is very difficult: Her ambition and dogged determination ensured that she rose to the top of her profession.
doggedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
I kept at it, doggedly and patiently until finally I could skate.
doggedness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “dogged”
in Chinese (Traditional) 下定決心的,堅決的…
in Russian упорный…
in Turkish azimli, inatçı, sebatkâr…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下定决心的,坚决的…
in Polish uparty, zawzięty…
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