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devoted

[ dih-voh-tid ]
/ dɪˈvoʊ tɪd /
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adjective

zealous or ardent in attachment, loyalty, or affection: a devoted friend.

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Origin of devoted

First recorded in 1585–95; devote + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for devoted

devoted
/ (dɪˈvəʊtɪd) /

adjective

feeling or demonstrating loyalty or devotion; ardent; devout
(postpositive foll by to) set apart, dedicated, or consecrated

Derived forms of devoted

devotedly, adverbdevotedness, noun
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