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Pronunciation: / ˈvɪtmən /

transitives Verb

  • 1 (zueignen) See examples:jemandem ein Buch/Gedicht/eine Sinfonie usw. widmen
    dedicate a book/poem/symphony etc. to somebody
  • 2 (verwenden für/auf) See examples:etwas jemandem/einer Sache widmen
    devote something to somebody/something
    jemandem/einer Sache seine Liebe/Aufmerksamkeit widmen
    give somebody/something one's love/attention

reflexives Verb

  • (sich beschäftigen mit) See examples:sich jemandem/einer Sache widmen
    attend to somebody/something
    devote oneself to somebody/something
    heute kann ich mich dir ganz widmen
    I can devote myself to you entirely today

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