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hell-bent

or hell·bent (hĕl′bĕnt′)
adj.
Impetuously or recklessly determined to do or achieve something: was hell-bent on winning.

hellbent

(ˌhɛlˈbɛnt)
adj
informal (and foll by: on) strongly or rashly intent

hell•bent

(ˈhɛlˌbɛnt)

adj.
1. stubbornly or recklessly determined.
2. going at terrific speed.
adv.
3. in a hellbent manner.
[1825–35]
Translations

hellbent

[ˈhelˈbent] ADJ to be hellbent on doing sth or > to do sth (US) → estar totalmente resuelto a hacer algo

hellbent

[ˌhɛlˈbɛnt] adj hellbent on doing sthdeciso/a a fare qc a tutti i costi
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