single–minded

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adjective sin·gle–mind·ed \ˌsiŋ-gəl-ˈmīn-dəd, ˈsiŋ-gəl-ˌ\

Definition of single–minded

  1. :  having one driving purpose or resolve :  determined, dedicated

single–mindedly

adverb

single–mindedness

noun

1836

First Known Use of single–minded

1836


SINGLE–MINDED Defined for English Language Learners

single–minded

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adjective sin·gle–mind·ed \ˌsiŋ-gəl-ˈmīn-dəd, ˈsiŋ-gəl-ˌ\

Definition of single–minded for English Language Learners

  • : having only one purpose, goal, or interest : focused on one thing

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