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/ˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪ tɪd/
wholly committed to something, as to an ideal, political cause, or personal goal:
a dedicated artist.
set apart or reserved for a specific use or purpose:
We don't need a computer but a dedicated word processor.
(of machine parts, electrical components, hardware, etc.) made or designed to interconnect exclusively with one model or a limited range of models in a manufacturer's line:
The new tractors use only high-priced dedicated accessories.
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British Dictionary definitions for
devoted to a particular purpose or cause:
a dedicated man
assigned or allocated to a particular project, function, etc:
a dedicated transmission line,
dedicated parking space
) designed to fulfil one function:
a dedicated microprocessor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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