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noun     dedication pronunciation in American English
/ˌdedɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the large amount of time and effort that someone spends on something

    The project has been a success, thanks to the dedication of all the teachers.

  2. 2
    [countable] a statement at the beginning of something such as a book or song that tells people it has been written for a person you love or admire
  3. 3
    [countable] an official ceremony at which a new building is given a special connection with a particular person as a sign of admiration or respect for them
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