Determined - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈtɜːrmɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word determined
Brit.  |dɪˈtɜːmɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word determined
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto determine
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto determine

adjective

- characterized by great determination
a struggle against a determined enemy
- devoting full strength and concentrated attention to
made continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy headquarters
- determined or decided upon as by an authority (syn: set)
date and place are already determined
- strongly motivated to succeed (syn: compulsive, driven)

Extra examples

We are making a determined effort to correct our mistakes.

...his determined opponent would not be bluffed or shaken...

She is determined to finish law school.

She is a very determined woman.

She was determined to win.

He was determined that the same mistakes would not be repeated.

She was making a determined effort to give up smoking.

The library was closed down despite determined opposition.

The new policy will be determined by a special committee.

He believes that one's personality is determined mostly by genetics.

Scholars have determined that the book was written in the late 16th century.

They determined to leave immediately.

A diamond's worth is determined partly by its cut and clarity.

They were determined to settle the dispute before going home for the day.

He is determined to master every aspect of the business.

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