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determined

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adjective de·ter·mined \-ˈtər-mənd\

Simple Definition of determined

  • : having a strong feeling that you are going to do something and that you will not allow anyone or anything to stop you

  • : not weak or uncertain : having or showing determination to do something

Full Definition of determined

  1. 1 :  having reached a decision :  firmly resolved <determined to be a pilot>

  2. 2 a :  showing determination <a determined effort> b :  characterized by determination <will deter all but the most determined thief — Security World>

de·ter·mined·ly play \-mənd-lē, -mə-nəd-lē\ adverb
de·ter·mined·ness play \-mənd-nəs\ noun

Examples of determined

  1. We are making a determined effort to correct our mistakes.

  2. <his determined opponent would not be bluffed or shaken>



1513

First Known Use of determined

1513



DETERMINED Defined for Kids

determined

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adjective de·ter·mined \di-ˈtər-mənd\

Definition of determined

  1. 1 :  free from doubt about doing something <He was determined to make it home.>

  2. 2 :  not weak or uncertain :  firm <She's making a determined effort.>





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