Definition of devoted in English:


Line breaks: de|voted
Pronunciation: /dɪˈvəʊtɪd


  • 2 (devoted to) Given over to the display, study, or discussion of: there is a museum devoted to her work
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    • 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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  • He told her of his children, describing them affectionately and devotedly, and his wife, whom he obviously adored.
  • Now he and a group of volunteers are devotedly working to restore this vessel built by John I Thornycroft (later Vosper Thornycroft) in Woolston, back to the condition she enjoyed during the 1930s.
  • It is also the story of a man who faithfully and devotedly served Orkney and Shetland for a third of a century.


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  • He expressed his appreciation, and gratitude, for the wonderful help of the people, and their devotedness to the undertaking, and for the gifts of their well-wishers and friends.
  • Mr Proctor, their teacher, was very happy with their participation and preparation and they were highly praised for their devotedness on the day.
  • His sincerity and Christian devotedness are acknowledged by all.

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