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devoted

Pronunciation: /dɪˈvəʊtəd; dɪˈvəʊtɪd/

Translation of devoted in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (loving) [couple/family] unido your devoted son, Charles tu hijo que te quiere, Charles his devoted mother su abnegada madre to be devoted to sb sentir* devoción por algn, tenerle* mucho cariño a algn 1.2 (dedicated) (before noun/delante del nombre) [follower/admirer] ferviente, devoto; [service/friendship] leal
    Example sentences
    • John had many qualities, but above all, he was a devoted and loving husband and father.
    • He's a loving husband and a devoted father to his son, Mike.
    • Naturally he will also need my devoted attention and loving care in the time ahead if he is to get better as I hope.
    Example sentences
    • Another night was devoted exclusively to a discussion of Patrick Roscoe - not the author but a computer-programmer friend of Heti's.
    • This section of the essay is devoted to an article in Nature magazine on the evolution of the immune system in lampreys (a jawless, parasitic fish).
    • It's home to the Bettie Morton Gallery and the Brixton Art Gallery - both devoted to up-and-coming African-British artists.

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