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to give over by or as if by vow to a higher purpose

to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

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give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building

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inscribe or address by way of compliment

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set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church

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The controversy over mimesis is embedded in this dedication because the poet represents the poem as unworthy of the world but hopes that the dedicatee and the world will approve of it.
For their chosen keys they turned to supporting source material, including correspondence, incipits, contracts, publisher's reference books, the vocal range of both the dedicatee and the first performer, and concluded that "for the first time we can to [sic] present all the songs in their original keys" (ibid.).
Judge Graffeo is a particularly appropriate dedicatee for the State Constitutional Commentary issue of the Albany Law Review, not only for her efforts in statewide court administration, but also in her perceptive and discerning opinions construing our state's statutes and constitution.
In the preface, we learn more about the piece than was previously known, including a likely dedicatee, Louis Savart (1871-1923), a fine Moravian hornist who spent most of his career in Vienna.
Collections of essays are in general difficult to review, largely due to their heterogeneity, and the difficulty is compounded in the case of a festschrift, where often the only unifying element among the contributions is the personality and interests of the dedicatee. Reviewers rely on phrases such as 'The book clearly reflects the many-sided interests of Professor X', for example, or 'Its contributions range over a wide variety of subjects symbolizing the breadth of Dr Y's interests'.
The Variations are dedicated to Bridge, Britten's first composition teacher and mentor, and were designed as a portrait of the dedicatee. Each of the 11 movements was originally headed with a description of some aspect of his personality, though, at Bridges request, these descriptions were left out of the published score.
Geoff Parkinson, chief executive of SMMI, which employed Mr Pratt for 37 years, said: "I'm delighted to see Allan has been honoured as a dedicatee for a memoir that played such a major role in his life.
This was also the impression at the concert, where the Bridge Quartet brought us a fascinating programme of rarely-heard works that demonstrated just how original and important their dedicatee was.
Although the work was originally considered virtually unplayable, including by its intended dedicatee, it is now standard repertoire, and can regularly be heard within the confines of conservatoire studios being dispatched by teenagers.
The essays presented in this festschrift dedicated to Neal Zaslaw are as fine in quality and as varied in topic as the life's work of the dedicatee himself.
During his four years in London he made the acquaintance of several of Ford's early dedicatees: on 20 February 1632 he notes that 'Yesterday the Earls of Pembroke and Arundel came one after the other, on purpose to visit us at this embassy', (16) and he also knew Lord Craven, dedicatee of The Broken Heart.
4 Who is the dedicatee of Bede's The Ecclesiastical History of the English Church and People?
To accommodate royals and other VIP patients and their families, the top floors in two towers are dedicatee to their care.
For every song, the year it was written, its range, dedicatee, and other pertinent information--such as the impetus for each poem, circumstances surrounding its musical interpretation by Poulenc, or the composer's thoughts on the piece--are included.
I particularly enjoyed hearing Invocations again, which was commissioned for and premiered at the inaugural recitals in 1967 when it was played by its dedicatee, Noel Rawsthorne.