Translation of devote in Spanish:

devote

Pronunciation: /dɪˈvəʊt/

vt

  • to devote sth to sth/-ing dedicar* algo a algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo she devoted her life to helping the poor dedicó or consagró su vida a ayudar a los pobres we are devoting 20% of the budget to the advertising campaign vamos a destinar un 20% del presupuesto a la campaña publicitaria you should devote more attention to your children tendrías que prestarles más atención or que dedicarte más a los niños
    More example sentences
    • Therefore, devoting substantial staff resources to training, organizing, leading, and sustaining family psychoeducation is seen as a luxury.
    • And the authority has praised Mr Hampson as a ‘committed and devoted teacher’ who worked tirelessly throughout the year.
    • It is incumbent upon all Muslims to devote a proportion of their excess income to the support of religious and charitable works.

v refl

  • to devote oneself to sth/-ing dedicarse* a algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo

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