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determined (adj.)

late 14c., "bound, limited, restricted;" 1560s, "decided," past-participle adjective from determine. Meaning "characterized by resolution" is from c. 1600, of actions; 1772, of persons. The earlier adjective in this sense was determinate. To be determined "have come to a decision, be resolved" is from 1510s. Related: Determinedly.

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Definitions of determined

determined (adj.)
characterized by great determination;
a struggle against a determined enemy
determined (adj.)
having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation;
determined (adj.)
devoting full strength and concentrated attention to;
made continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy headquarters
determined (adj.)
strongly motivated to succeed;
Synonyms: compulsive / driven
determined (adj.)
determined or decided upon as by an authority;
date and place are already determined
Synonyms: dictated / set
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