dedication[ ded-i-key-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF dedication
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In this dedication of a Nation we humbly ask the blessing of God.
The dedication of the temple was signalized by a similar manifestation.
He scorned a dedication, that misnomer for gratuitous advertising.
Drafts for the dedication, the preface, and for a work on Esthetics.
To be in the mode I must have my poet, and throw him a handful of guineas for his dedication.
But the church of that dedication was certainly elsewhere (p. 123).
But on one point he was resolute: "I want the dedication to stand as it is, Sis."
This book bears a dedication to the queen, Charlotte Amalia.
It was so truly hers that I did not think it necessary to write the dedication page.
It will be a starchy book; the dedication will be worth the price of the volume.
late 14c., "action of dedicating," from Old French dedicacion (14c., Modern French dédication) "consecration of a church or chapel," or directly from Latin dedicationem, noun of action from dedicare (see dedicate). Meaning "the giving of oneself to some purpose" is c.1600; as an inscription in a book, etc., from 1590s.