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Their dedication, hard work and determination made the world proud. The Sun (2016)I'd like to thank him for his dedication and commitment to keeping us all safe. The Sun (2016)And why are these doctors going to earn so much more than our own, who have shown dedication to this country and are already skilled? The Sun (2017)The dedication ceremony was presided over by religious as well as civic officials. Christianity Today (2000)She showed complete dedication and it paid off. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Keeping in touch by telephone required serious dedication. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003) Working experience and dedication are more important than a degree. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no doubting the commitment and dedication of the unpaid volunteers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The top players practise hard and deserve respect for their skill and dedication. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It takes a lot of hard work and dedication. The Sun (2012)He has served his constituents with dedication and commitment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But his dedication to work was matched by a capacity for personal enjoyment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)All the work and dedication makes those feelings worthwhile. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And the one thing that hit me originally was that this was a woman of commitment and dedication. The Sun (2015)It demands total commitment and dedication from a manager who is prepared to throw himself heart and soul into the club. The Sun (2008)You must carry on that history with complete dedication and self-sacrifice. Writers in Hollywood, 1915-51 (1990)It shows the dedication he's put in. The Sun (2008)Only horticultural skill and dedication kept their produce in tip-top condition. The Sun (2013)This process is extremely labour-intensive and requires great dedication from the weavers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's a job that takes enormous skill and dedication. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The dealer told them how serious the hustle was, that it required dedication and integrity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I pay tribute to their skill and dedication. The Sun (2012)X that quality, complete dedication to the craft is vital. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One thing that is constant is the dedication and commitment shown by the personnel of all our Armed Services. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: dedication /ˌdɛdɪˈkeɪʃən/ NOUN
Dedication is the state of being devoted to a particular purpose or cause.
...his obvious dedication to the job.
- American English: dedication
- Arabic: تَكْرِيس
- Brazilian Portuguese: dedicação
- Chinese: 奉献
- Croatian: posvećenost
- Czech: horlivost
- Danish: dedikation
- Dutch: toewijding
- European Spanish: dedicación
- Finnish: omistautuminen
- French: dévouement
- German: Hingabe
- Greek: αφιέρωση
- Italian: dedizione
- Japanese: 献身
- Korean: 헌신
- Norwegian: hengivenhet
- Polish: poświęcenie
- European Portuguese: dedicação
- Romanian: dăruire
- Russian: предназначение
- Spanish: dedicación
- Swedish: dedikation
- Thai: การอุทิศให้
- Turkish: ithaf
- Ukrainian: присвята
- Vietnamese: sự tận tâm
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