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single-minded

División en sílabas: sin·gle-mind·ed
(also singleminded /ˌsiNGɡəlˈmīndid/)

Definición de single-minded en inglés:

adjetivo

Having or concentrating on only one aim or purpose: the single-minded pursuit of profit
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Once a field of interest has been chosen, dedication and single-minded pursuit of excellence is boundless.
  • Julien approaches life and love like the video game hero, with determination and a single-minded pursuit.
  • They have a fixed purpose in life, and go for it with single-minded determination.
Sinónimos
determined, committed, unswerving, unwavering, resolute, purposeful, devoted, dedicated, uncompromising, tireless, tenacious, persistent, indefatigable, dogged
formal pertinacious

Derivados

single-mindedly

1
(or singlemindedly) adverbio
Example sentences
  • It means they're not distracted, and they can single-mindedly focus on the other team.
  • But instead of tackling the myriad social challenges that it inherited, the Chen government single-mindedly pursued a course of political and cultural separation from the mainland.
  • It focuses attention on fundamental issues - freedom, the institution's values, the corporation's mission - and strives single-mindedly to preserve and strengthen them.

single-mindedness

2
(or singlemindedness) sustantivo
Example sentences
  • ‘It was Harry's single-mindedness and determination not to be deterred that helped win the day,’ he added.
  • Then all that is left is a spark of single-mindedness inside which decides against blue curtains and fish, that which sees sunlight on a leaf simply for what it is.
  • That stubborn single-mindedness sustained him in his ascent and his struggles in Suharto's system, and gave him his charisma.

Words that rhyme with single-minded

broadminded, like-minded, simple-minded, small-minded, tough-minded

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