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dedicate

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dedicate/ˈdɛdɪˌkeɪt/verb
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dedicate
/ˈdɛdɪˌkeɪt/
verb
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Learner's definition of DEDICATE  
[+ object]
: to officially make (something) a place for honoring or remembering a person, event, etc. — often + to

dedicate to

[phrasal verb]
dedicate (something) to (something)  : to decide that (something) will be used for (a special purpose) : to use (time, money, energy, attention, etc.) for (something)
dedicate (something) to (someone)  : to say that (a book, song, etc.) was written or is being performed to honor or express affection for (someone)
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