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dedication

a ceremony in which something, such as a church, is dedicated
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Dedication

Ceremony that officially begins the occupation and use of a building; also applies to the donation of land to the public for development of a tract of land, such as a road or other form of easement.
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Dedication

Quixote, Don
spends his life redressing the wrongs of the whole world. [Sp. Lit.: Cervantes Don Quixote]
Rieux, Dr.
remains in Algeria to care for plague victims and loses his wife to it. [Fr. Lit.: Albert Camus The Plague]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Panelo said the survey results should urge Cabinet members to 'continue performing their jobs with dedication and efficiency as they deliver genuine change for the benefit of our nation during the remainder of the President's term.'
There is so much that we can do to make life more rewarding for so many, but there is always a little extra we can and must do!'" Louise's speech concluded with an expression of gratitude and thanks to the staff and volunteers, past and present for their dedication and support over the past three decades.
Assam Police, through their official twitter handle, saluted the constable for his "exceptional devotion towards his duty", adding that he showed how dedication can turn a "storm into a sprinkle."
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A dedication service of gratitude will follow in the new auditorium at 5 p.m.
Mr Olopeng commended Madisakwana staff for the love and dedication they showed their pupils, and dedication to produce good results with little resource.
'The chairman NAB appreciated the dedication of Mr Hussain who prevented important documents from going into wrong hands,' the statement said.
"Our ISO certification helps us continually move forward and, equally important, allows us to publicly communicate our dedication to excellence," Ben Carter, Harper corporate quality assurance manager, said.
FEAST OF THE DEDICATION. This feast celebrates the dedication of the new altar of the Jerusalem Temple in 165 BC by the Maccabee brothers after the Temple and the altar were desecrated by Seleucid rulers, in particular, Antiochus IV Epiphanes.
Speaking at the dedication ceremony, the Executive Director of Liberia Mission Outreach International Rev.
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