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Definition of determined adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    determined

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪˈtərmənd//
     
     
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  1. 1[not before noun] determined (to do something) if you are determined to do something, you have made a firm decision to do it and you will not let anyone prevent you I'm determined to succeed.
  2. 2showing a person's determination to do something a determined effort to stop smoking The proposal had been dropped in the face of determined opposition.
  3. Idioms
    bound and determined
     
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    very determined to do something I came here bound and determined to put the last 12 months behind me.
determinedly
 
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NAmE//dɪˈtərməndli//
 
, NAmE//dɪˈtərmənədli//
 
adverb
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: determined

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