Pronunciation: (di-vō'shun), [key]
1. profound dedication; consecration.
2. earnest attachment to a cause, person, etc.
3. an assignment or appropriation to any purpose, cause, etc.: the devotion of one's wealth and time to scientific advancement.
4. Often, devotions. Eccles.religious observance or worship; a form of prayer or worship for special use.
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