(followed by `to') dedicated exclusively to a purpose or use;
"large sums devoted to the care of the poor"
"a life devoted to poetry"
zealous in devotion or affection;
"a devoted husband and father"
these goals are at odds with each other; you can’t sell garbage while telling people not to eat it, and we need an agency devoted to encouraging sane eating.
the magazine is devoted to anato-mizing the inadequacies of liberalism.
the rock concert in hyde park was devoted to the effort to combat the epidemic that has been the scourge of africa.
she was devoted to him, but she no longer loved him madly.
the importance of this leadership skill is shown in the education devoted to teaching it.
only when we realize the importance of helping each other can we be devoted to building a harmonious society.
researchers say this finding shows that the development of math is too recent and advanced to have a brain region devoted solely to it. so we reuse systems that we already have.
in our work to develop these methods, this question of what resources should be devoted to specific work in the portfolio management domain was a recurring theme.
she quit herself of all worries and devoted herself to the study of science.
all accounts say she was a devoted woman who supported her benefactor in all that he did.
i am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker in this cause.
but it receives only a fraction of the research budget devoted to aids.
but such is her animus against traditional christianity that she cannot render quite the same service for the faith she was once devoted to.
he became vivien leigh「s devoted friend and comforter.
it can be the root of all philanthropy and all goodness if only because the people who have devoted themselves out of the love of money and create foundations.
the shop is devoted to a new range of accessories.
he was single-mindedly devoted to the hastening of freedom for the oppressed.
li:your parents are educators, writers and old devoted friends of our country and our people.
so, then, all those years ago, against all the odds, i took the thinnest of all possible thin chances, and devoted myself to a life in science fiction.
the rest of the article will be devoted to planning for and recovering from this last form of failure.
all too late, he realized that the blood he saw was that of the wolf and his devoted dog, beddgelert.
the network consists of different business lines, each devoted to developing products to address the challenges of climate change.
they devoted their entire airtime to covering the storm.
five whole pages of script were devoted to rubbishing her political opponents.
but the words are the same, except that each week readers in britain get a few extra pages devoted to british news.
he devoted his energies to the reformation of science.
i have personally been devoted to this cause for many years.
they even have a field of study devoted to examining what it means to be japanese.
he devoted much of his talk to plugging for the party candidate.
i found that he had a beautiful, devoted wife and a small child.
let us learn more about this interesting woman who devoted her life to art.
yet for one month this spring a group of 91 monastics devoted themselves to the corporeal realm of science.
today there are myriad books, conferences, and workshops devoted to patterns.
they seemed devoted to each other and were openly affectionate.
his speech was devoted entirely to relations between russia and the west, calling for a new beginning following a year of tension that followed last summer」s war between russia and georgia.
customs agents similarly devoted should be deployed to 「every significant point of entry」 into the country.