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dedicate

US [ˈdedɪˌkeɪt]
UK [ˈdedɪkeɪt]
  • v.把…奉献给;(在书、音乐或演出的前部)题献词;为…举行奉献典礼
  • Web献身;致力;致力于
Simple Present:dedicates  Present Participle:dedicating  Past Tense:dedicated  
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v.
1.
把…奉献给to give a lot of your time and effort to a particular activity or purpose because you think it is important
She dedicates herself to her work.
她献身于自己的工作。
He dedicated his life to helping the poor.
他毕生致力于帮助穷人。
2.
~ sth to sb
(在书、音乐或演出的前部)题献词to say at the beginning of a book, a piece of music or a performance that you are doing it for sb, as a way of thanking them or showing respect
This book is dedicated to my parents.
谨以此书献给我的父母。
3.
为…举行奉献典礼;为(建筑物等)举行落成典礼to hold an official ceremony to say that a building or an object has a special purpose or is special to the memory of a particular person
The chapel was dedicated in 1880.
这座小教堂于 1880 年举行献堂典礼。
A memorial stone was dedicated to those who were killed in the war.
为阵亡将士纪念碑举行了落成典礼。

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