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British English: /ˈdɛdɪkeɪt/
American English: /ˈdɛdəˌkeɪt/

Translation of dedicate in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (devote)
    consacrer, dédier (life, time) (to à)
    dédier (book, performance, film) (to à)
    she dedicated her life to helping the poor
    elle a consacré sa vie or elle s'est consacrée aux pauvres

reflexive verb

  • to dedicate oneself to something
    se consacrer à quelque chose
    to dedicate oneself to doing
    consacrer sa vie or son temps à faire

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