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dedicar

  1. to dedicate

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dedicar (first-person singular present dedico, past participle dedicat)

  1. to dedicate

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dedicar (first-person singular present dedico, first-person singular preterite dediquei, past participle dedicado)

  1. to dedicate
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of dedicar
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of dedicar

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin dēdicāre (to dedicate).

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dedicar (first-person singular present indicative dedico, past participle dedicado)

  1. (ditransitive, with the indirect object taking a) to dedicate (to set apart for a deity or for religious purposes)
    Este templo foi decicado a Júpiter.This temple was dedicated to Jupiter.
    Synonym: consagrar
  2. (ditransitive, with the indirect object taking a) to dedicate; to earmark (to set apart for a special use)
    O governo pretende decicar alguns milhões de reais à construção da ponte.The government intends to earmark a few million reais for the bridge’s construction.
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with a or without a second object) to dedicate (to commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action)
    Eu me dediquei muito para conseguir este emprego.I really dedicated myself to getting this job.
    Ela se dedicou aos estudos.She dedicated herself to her studies.
  4. (ditransitive, with the indirect object taking a or para (uncommon)) to dedicate (to address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection)
    Dedico esta dissertação aos meus pais e professores.I dedicate this thesis to my parents and my professors.

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dediˈkaɾ/, [d̪eðiˈkaɾ]

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dedicar (first-person singular present dedico, first-person singular preterite dediqué, past participle dedicado)

  1. to dedicate

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  • c becomes qu before e.

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