determined - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/dɪˈtɜː(r)mɪnd/
  1. not willing to let anything prevent you from doing what you have decided to do

    a strong, determined woman

    determined to do something:

    I was determined to make it as a jazz musician.

    determined (that):

    Baxter is determined that this year things will be different.

    1. a.
      [usually before noun] showing that you are not willing to let anything prevent you from doing what you have decided to do
      a determined effort/attempt/attack:

      a determined effort to fight to the bitter end

derived word

determinedly

adverb