Definition of 'dogged'
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It was a dogged display from Morecambe. The Sun (2016)What does come across is the great affection for this man and his dogged pursuit of excess. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He caused a diplomatic incident with his dogged pursuit of leg theory. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is by a dogged insistence on the common criminality of violence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The same dogged determination can be found in his nephew. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The result is that nobody really owns the idea or pursues it with the kind of dogged determination it requires. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Through dogged persistence, he has begun to win over a cynical shareholder base. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is something rather grand about his pride and dogged insistence upon his Liberal identity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was that dogged determination, that application and attention to detail they were looking for. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is an uncomfortable situation that he has handled with diplomacy, dignity and dogged determination. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Estonia are a tough, organised team who will play with a dogged determination to keep us out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Breeders' dogged determination to discuss only property prices and schooling will also make them seem a few sandwiches short of a picnic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Throw in some shrewd management and a dogged determination to prove the doubters wrong, and the losers can end up raking it in. The Sun (2011)The dogged Soviet pursuit of a Moon shot led to notable advances. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I took no view, but always felt uncomfortable that his dogged insistence on his innocence should count against him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His dogged pursuit of the possible and the necessary was at the other end of the scale from Canning's verbal brilliance. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)To put it mildly, the monks' dogged persistence in spite of these waxing and waning earthly powers suggest they know a thing or two about sticking around. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'dogged'
British English: dogged ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone's actions as dogged, you mean that they are determined to continue with something even if it becomes difficult or dangerous.
They have gained respect through sheer dogged determination.
Definition of dogged from the Collins English Dictionary
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