dedication
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dedication(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (devotion)
a. la dedicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His extreme dedication to his work set him apart from his colleagues.Su dedicación extremada al trabajo lo diferenciaba de sus colegas.
b. la entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The professor was praised for her tireless dedication to her students' education.La profesora fue alabada por su incansable entrega a la educación de sus alumnos.
2. (written message)
a. la dedicatoria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The author started the novel with a dedication to his mother.El autor empezó la novela con una dedicatoria dirigida a su madre.
3. (act)
a. la dedicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
On Saturday, a dedication ceremony was held at the school in remembrance of the building's founder.El sábado, tuvo lugar una ceremonia de dedicación en la escuela en memoria del fundador del edificio.
b. la inauguración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The mayor cut the ribbon at the building's dedication ceremony.El alcalde cortó la cinta en la ceremonia de inauguración del edificio.
4. (religious)
a. la consagración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pastor invited everyone in the neighborhood to the dedication of the new worship space.El pastor invitó a todos los vecinos del barrio a la consagración del nuevo lugar de oración.
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dedication
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of book)
a. la dedicatoria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (devotion)
a. la dedicación f, entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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dedication [ˌdedɪˈkeɪʃən]
noun
1 (act) dedicación (f); consagración (f)
2 (quality) dedicación (f); entrega (f); devoción (f)
3 (in book) dedicatoria (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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