Dedication

  • 1 dedication — ded·i·ca·tion /ˌde di kā shən/ n: a giving up of property to public use that precludes the owner from asserting any further interest in it: as a: an intentional donation of land for public use that is accepted by the proper public authorities b:… …

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  • 4 Dedication — • A term which, though sometimes used of persons who are consecrated to God s service, is more properly applied to the setting aside of places for a special and sacred purpose Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Dedication     D …

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  • 6 Dedication — Ded i*ca tion, n. [L. dedicatio.] 1. The act of setting apart or consecrating to a divine Being, or to a sacred use, often with religious solemnities; solemn appropriation; as, the dedication of Solomon s temple. [1913 Webster] 2. A devoting or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 dedication — late 14c., action of dedicating, from O.Fr. dedicacion (14c., Mod.Fr. dédication) consecration of a church or chapel, or directly from L. dedicationem, noun of action from dedicare (see DEDICATE (Cf. dedicate)). Meaning the giving of oneself to… …

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  • 8 dedication — [n1] faithfulness, loyalty adherence, allegiance, commitment, devotedness, devotion, single mindedness, wholeheartedness; concepts 411,657 Ant. disloyalty, unfaithfulness dedication [n2] speech of praise; sanctification address, celebration,… …

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  • 9 Dedicatĭon — (v. lat.), 1) Einweihung, s. Dedicatio; 2) Zueignung einer Schrift od. eines [791] Kunstwerkes an eine Person, wodurch man seine Achtung, Liebe etc. gegen dieselbe an den Tag zu legen sucht. Schon im Alterthum gebräuchlich. Schriften über D.,… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Dedication — (lat.), Zueignung, Widmung; dedizieren, widmen, zueignen …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Dedication — Dedication, die Zueignung, Widmung, Weihe, namentlich eines literarischen oder Kunstproduktes. Daß dieselbe an eine höhere Person geschehe, ist im Begriffe des Wortes dediciren durchaus nicht enthalten, wenn gleich es von Künstlern und Gelehrten… …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 12 Dedication — Dedication, bei den Römern die Einweihung eines öffentlichen Gebäudes, Monumentes u.s.w., jetzt die Zueignung einer Schrift, eines Kunstwerkes u. dergl.; dediciren, weihen, widmen …

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  • 13 dedication — Dedication, ou Dedicace, Dedicatio, Consecratio, Inauguratio …

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  • 14 dedication — ► NOUN 1) the quality of being devoted to a purpose or task. 2) the action of dedicating. 3) the words with which something is dedicated …

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  • 15 dedication — [ded΄i kā′shən] n. [ME dedicacioun < L dedicatio] 1. a dedicating or being dedicated 2. an inscription, as in a book, dedicating it to a person, cause, etc. 3. wholehearted devotion …

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  • 16 dedication — The appropriation of land, or an easement therein, by the owner, for the use of the public, and accepted for such use by or on behalf of the public. Such dedication may be express where the appropriation is formally declared, or by implication… …

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  • 17 dedication — The appropriation of land, or an easement therein, by the owner, for the use of the public, and accepted for such use by or on behalf of the public. Such dedication may be express where the appropriation is formally declared, or by implication… …

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  • 18 Dedication — For other uses, see Dedication (disambiguation). Dedication is the act of consecrating an altar, temple, church or other sacred building. It also refers to the inscription of books or other artifacts when these are specifically addressed or… …

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  • 19 dedication — n. 1) to demonstrate, display, show dedication 2) total dedication 3) dedication to (dedication to the cause of freedom) 4) dedication to + inf. (they had the dedication to continue their research in spite of the obstacles) * * * [dedɪ keɪʃ(ə)n]… …

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  • 20 Dedication — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Dedication Produktionsland USA …

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