Definition of dedicated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdedəˌkādəd/


1(Of a person) devoted to a task or purpose; having single-minded loyalty or integrity: a team of dedicated doctors
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  • A great Christian, she was dedicated to her God and her church and gave many hours of dedicated service to the Cathedral in Ballina.
  • Tributes were paid to Willie Healy who stepped down as treasurer after many years of devoted and dedicated service.
  • Many important decisions were approved and the Chairman thanked the committee for their dedicated voluntary service for the good of the parish.
committed, devoted, staunch, firm, steadfast, resolute, unwavering, loyal, faithful, true, dyed-in-the-wool;
wholehearted, enthusiastic, single-minded, keen, earnest, zealous, ardent, passionate, fervent
informal card-carrying, hardcore
1.1(Of a thing) exclusively allocated to or intended for a particular service or purpose: investing in dedicated bike lanes will encourage more bicycle commuters
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  • This allows problems on a network to be diagnosed and reported in a variety of ways, be it by e-mail, web page or dedicated terminal.
  • With a desktop pc, you can buy a dedicated graphics card just to serve a graphics intensive application.
  • Second Harvest created a dedicated Web page for the newsletter readers with links to further information on the topics that were covered in the newsletter.
exclusive, custom built, customized



Example sentences
  • Nick Land was the key figure here, in that it was he who was able to hold, for a while, a position ‘within’ a university philosophy department whilst dedicatedly opening up connections to the outside.
  • But that doesn't stop photographer James dedicatedly doing his job as he crouches on the runway to capture the touchdown for prosperity.
  • The last time I remember ever having dedicatedly listened to radio was almost fourteen years ago.

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Syllabification: ded·i·cat·ed

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