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adjective devoted pronunciation in British English /dɪˈvəʊtɪd/

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  1. 1
    loving someone very much
    a devoted family man
    devoted to: They were devoted to each other throughout their marriage.
  2. 2
    containing or dealing with one particular thing
    devoted to: an exhibition devoted to Rembrandt’s etchings
  3. 3
    very enthusiastic about something
    a devoted opera fan
  4. 4
    a period of time that is devoted to something is spent doing it in a determined way because you think it is important
    devoted to: The majority of her adult life was devoted to the relief of suffering.

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