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dedicate

1. verb devote time, effort, to sth 2. verb focus on doing sth3. verb of book, song etc4. verb of building, ceremony5. verb allocate space, time etc. to sth 1 verb devote time, effort, to sth TRANSITIVEshe dedicated herself to the task dhírigh sí ar an obair a bhí le déanamhthey dedicated themselves to writing fiction dhírigh siad ar fhicsean a scríobhhe dedicated his life to helping the poor chaith sé a shaol ag cabhrú le daoine bochta 2 verb focus on doing sth TRANSITIVEdírigh ar PhrV  c m utíolaic do PhrVthe only charity dedicated specifically to helping the elderly an t-aon charthanacht a dhíríonn go sonrach ar chabhrú le seandaoine
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3 verb of book, song etc TRANSITIVEtiomnaigh verb  c m utíolaic verbtoirbhir verbthe book is dedicated to the children tá an leabhar tiomnaithe do na páistí 4 verb of building, ceremony TRANSITIVEtiomnaigh verb  c m utíolaic verbthe church is dedicated to Saint Brendan do Naomh Breandán atá an eaglais tiomnaithethe island will be dedicated as a historical site déanfar an t-oileán a thíolacadh ina láthair stairiúil, déanfar láthair stairiúil den oileán 5 verb allocate space, time etc. to sth TRANSITIVEhe dedicates a whole chapter to that issue tá caibidil iomlán aige ar an ábhar sinshe can dedicate more time to sport beidh sí in ann níos mó ama a chaitheamh leis an spórtpublishers dedicate very little resources to editing cuireann foilsitheoirí fíorbheagán acmhainní ar fáil don eagarthóireachtmuch of the meeting was dedicated to the competition caitheadh sciar maith den chruinniú ag plé an chomórtais