- The act of dedicating or the state of being dedicated. (noun)
- A note prefixed to a literary, artistic, or musical composition dedicating it to someone in token of affection or esteem. (noun)
- A rite or ceremony of dedicating. (noun)
- Selfless devotion: served the public with dedication and integrity. (noun)
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