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dedicated

adjective
     
ded‧i‧cat‧ed
1 someone who is dedicated works very hard at what they do because they care a lot about it:
a dedicated and thoughtful teacher
She is a dedicated socialist.
dedicated to
The Woodland Trust is dedicated to preserving our native woodland.
2 [only before noun] made for or used for only one particular purpose:
a dedicated graphics processor

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