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Word of the Day – Determination


How to Pronounce determination
How to Pronounce determination

Determination – d ih t er m ih n ey sh ax n


To show firmness of purpose

Jeremy tackled the task with determination



Definition noun

the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose.

ascertainment, as after observation or investigation

the information ascertained; solution.

the settlement of a dispute, question, etc., as by authoritative decision.

the decision or settlement arrived at or pronounced.

the quality of being resolute; firmness of purpose.



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Synonyms for determination

assurance, boldness, bravery, conviction, courage, decision, dedication, energy, fortitude, grit, persistence, resolve, self-confidence, steadfastness, tenacity, valour, willpower


Dictionary Entries near determination

deterioration, determinable, determinacy, determinant, determinate, determination, determinative, determinator, determine, determined, determiner


First known use

1350–1400; Middle English (<Anglo-French ) <Latin dēterminātiōn- (stem of dēterminātiō) a boundary, conclusion, equivalent to dētermināt(us)


 Word of the Day – Determination
Word of the Day – Determination

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