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determined

[ dih-tur-mind ]
/ dɪˈtɜr mɪnd /
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adjective
resolute; staunch: the determined defenders of the Alamo.
decided; settled; resolved.
Grammar. (of a phonetic feature) predictable from its surrounding context.
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Origin of determined

First recorded in 1490–1500; determine + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM determined

de·ter·mined·ly [dih-tur-mind-lee, -muh-nid-lee], /dɪˈtɜr mɪnd li, -mə nɪd li/, adverbde·ter·mined·ness, nounpost·de·ter·mined, adjectiveun·de·ter·mined, adjective
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How to use determined in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for determined

determined
/ (dɪˈtɜːmɪnd) /

adjective
of unwavering mind; resolute; firm

Derived forms of determined

determinedly, adverbdeterminedness, noun
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