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de‧ter‧mined W3
1 having a strong desire to do something, so that you will not let anyone stop you:
Gwen is a very determined woman.
determined to do something
She was determined to win.
determined (that)
He was determined that the same mistakes would not be repeated.
2 showing determination, especially in a difficult situation
determined attempt/effort
She was making a determined effort to give up smoking.
The library was closed down despite determined opposition.

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