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de-, 向下，强调。-dic, 说，声称，词源同diction. 原为宗教术语，即向上帝发愿，致力于完成某功德。后词义通用化。
- dedicate: see indicate
- dedicate (v.)
- early 15c. (of churches), from Latin dedicatus, past participle of dedicare "consecrate, proclaim, affirm, set apart," from de- "away" (see de-) + dicare "proclaim," from stem of dicere "to speak, to say" (see diction). Dedicated "devoted to one's aims or vocation" is first attested 1944.
- 1. He felt that medicine was the most important cause to which he could dedicate himself.
- 2. She vowed to herself that she would dedicate her life to scientific studies.
- 3. To my father I dedicate this volume in token of affection and gratitude.
- 4. President Lincoln came from Washington to dedicate that cemetery.
- 5. They acquire successful companies and are dedicate to make them even more successful.
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