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ded·i·cat·ed

 (dĕd′ĭ-kā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Wholly committed to a particular course of thought or action; devoted: a dedicated musician.
2. Designed for a particular use or function: The fax machine is connected to a dedicated landline.

ded′i·cat′ed·ly (-kā′tĭd-lē) adv.

dedicated

(ˈdɛdɪˌkeɪtɪd)
adj
1. devoted to a particular purpose or cause: a dedicated man.
2. assigned or allocated to a particular project, function, etc: a dedicated transmission line; dedicated parking space.
3. (Computer Science) computing designed to fulfil one function: a dedicated microprocessor.

ded•i•cat•ed

(ˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. wholly committed to a cause, ideal, or personal goal.
2. set apart for a specific purpose.
3. (of a computer) designed for a specific use or an exclusive application: a dedicated word processor.
4. (of a part or component) designed to interconnect exclusively with one model.
[1590–1600]
ded′i•cat`ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dedicated - devoted to a cause or ideal or purpose; "a dedicated dancer"; "dedicated teachers"; "dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal"- A.Lincoln
undedicated - not dedicated; "the playground has been completed but is still undedicated"
2.dedicated - solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
holy - belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
sacred - concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music"

dedicated

adjective committed, devoted, sworn, enthusiastic, single-minded, zealous, purposeful, given over to, wholehearted He's quite dedicated to his studies.
committed indifferent, unconcerned, uncaring, uninterested, unresponsive, uncommitted

dedicated

adjective
Given over exclusively to a single use or purpose:
Translations
مُتَفَرِّغٌ لِمُخْلِص، مُكَرِّسٌ حياتَهُ لِ
horlivýoddaný
dedikerethengivensamvittighedsfuld
vannoutunut
posvećen
ákafur, einlægur
専用の
헌신적인
hängiven
ซึ่งอุทิศตัวเพื่อ
adanmışkendini adamışyoluna baş koymuş
tận tâm

dedicated

[ˈdedɪkeɪtɪd] ADJ
1. [person] → totalmente entregado
a very dedicated teacherun maestro totalmente entregado a su trabajo
dedicated followers of classical musicdevotos seguidores de la música clásica
2. (Comput) → especializado, dedicado
dedicated word processorprocesador m de textos especializado or dedicado

dedicated

[ˈdɛdɪkeɪtɪd] adj
(= committed) [person, worker, teacher, mother, father] → dévoué(e)
a very dedicated teacher → un professeur très dévoué
to be dedicated to sth [person] → se dévouer pour qch; [to be dedicated to doing sth, person] → tenir beaucoup à faire qch
(= enthusiastic) [fan, follower] → fervent(e)
dedicated followers of classical music → de fervents adeptes de musique classique
dedicated to (= devoted to) → consacré(e) à
a museum dedicated to Napoleon → un musée consacré à Napoléon
(COMPUTING)spécialisé(e), dédié(e)
dedicated to (= with a dedication to) [music, book] → dédicacé(e) à
The book is dedicated "to Emma, with love from Harry." → Le livre est dédicacé "à Emma, avec tout mon amour, Harry."

dedicated

adj
attitudehingebungsvoll; service, fanstreu; (in one’s work) → engagiert; a dedicated nurse/teacher etceine Krankenschwester/eine Lehrerin etc, die mit Leib und Seele bei der Sache ist; to become a top-class dancer you have to be really dedicatedum ein erstklassiger Tänzer zu werden, muss man wirklich mit Leib und Seele dabei sein; he is completely dedicated, he thinks of nothing but his worker hat sich völlig seiner Arbeit verschrieben, er denkt an nichts anderes; it’s very dedicated of you to stay on this late, Robinsondas ist sehr aufopfernd von Ihnen, so lange zu bleiben, Robinson; she’s dedicated to her studentssie engagiert sich sehr für ihre Studenten; to be a dedicated follower of fashionimmer mit der neuesten Mode gehen; he is a dedicated follower of footballer ist ein ausgesprochener Fußballanhänger
dedicated word processordediziertes Textverarbeitungssystem

dedicated

[ˈdɛdɪˌkeɪtɪd] adjcoscienzioso/a (Comput) → dedicato/a

dedicate

(ˈdedikeit) verb
1. to give up wholly to; to devote to. He dedicated his life to good works.
2. to set apart, especially for a holy or sacred purpose. He decided to dedicate a chapel to his wife's memory.
3. (of an author etc) to state that (a book etc) is in honour of someone. He dedicated the book to his father; She dedicated that song to her friend.
ˈdedicated adjective
spending a great deal of one's time and energy on a subject, one's job etc. She's a dedicated teacher; He is dedicated to music.
ˌdediˈcation noun
1. the quality of being dedicated; the act of dedicating. dedication to duty; the dedication of the church.
2. the words dedicating a book to someone. We can put the dedication at the top of the page.

dedicated

مُتَفَرِّغٌ لِ horlivý hengiven engagiert αφιερωμένος dedicado vannoutunut dévoué posvećen dedito 専用の 헌신적인 toegewijd engasjert oddany dedicado назначенный hängiven ซึ่งอุทิศตัวเพื่อ adanmış tận tâm 一心一意的
References in classic literature ?
Jo leaned down to kiss the tranquil face, and with that silent kiss, she dedicated herself soul and body to Beth.
They were girls of fourteen, always clad in the Virgin's colors, blue and white, having been dedicated to the Blessed Virgin at their baptism.
He had been a sailor and a harpooneer in his youth, but for many years past had dedicated his life to the ministry.
A considerable open space, in the midst of this glade, seemed formerly to have been dedicated to the rites of Druidical superstition; for, on the summit of a hillock, so regular as to seem artificial, there still remained part of a circle of rough unhewn stones, of large dimensions.
Chichester Erskine, author of a tragedy entitled 'The Patriot Martyrs,' dedicated with enthusiastic devotion to the Spirit of Liberty and half a dozen famous upholders of that principle, and denouncing in forcible language the tyranny of the late Tsar of Russia, Bomba of Naples, and Napoleon the Third?
Several other persons were engaged in erecting raised benches from which people might conveniently see the plays and dances that were to be performed the next day on the spot dedicated to the celebration of the marriage of Camacho the rich and the obsequies of Basilio.
THE three last numbers of this paper have been dedicated to an enumeration of the dangers to which we should be exposed, in a state of disunion, from the arms and arts of foreign nations.
IN PARTICULAR This Work Is Dedicated By A Humble Native Of Flatland In the Hope that Even as he was Initiated into the Mysteries OF THREE DIMENSIONS Having been previously conversant With ONLY TWO So the Citizens of that Celestial Region May aspire yet higher and higher To the Secrets of FOUR FIVE or EVEN SIX Dimensions Thereby contributing To the Enlargement of THE IMAGINATION And the possible Development Of that most and excellent GIFT of MODESTY Among the Superior Races Of SOLID HUMANITY
He spent the first forty years of his life in acquiring knowledge, but having failed to obtain his doctor's degree, he returned to the quiet hills of his native province and dedicated his remaining years to composition.
If, therefore, you want my father to give you an escort and to help you home, do as I bid you; you will see a beautiful grove of poplars by the road side dedicated to Minerva; it has a well in it and a meadow all round it.
The duke thanked Monsieur de Chavigny for having, as he said, cleaned his drawing-paper for him; he then divided the walls of his room into compartments and dedicated each of these compartments to some incident in Mazarin's life.
The widow's glance was observed to wander, for an instant, towards a window of the church, as if searching for the time-worn marble that she had dedicated to her first husband; then her eyelids dropped over their faded orbs, and her thoughts were drawn irresistibly to another grave.