Meaning of “dedication” - Learner’s Dictionary

dedication

noun uk us /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.
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 mother

(Definition of “dedication” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)