WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
de•ter•mined /dɪˈtɜrmɪnd/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. resolute;
    unwilling to change;
    stubborn:The kids made determined efforts to drive the babysitter crazy.[be + ~ + to + verb]She is determined to finish her book on time.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
de•ter•mined  (di tûrmind),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. resolute; staunch:the determined defenders of the Alamo.
  2. decided;
  3. Grammar(of a phonetic feature) predictable from its surrounding context.
de•ter•mined•ly  (di tûrmind lē, -mə nid lē),USA pronunciation adv.  de•termined•ness, n. 
  • determine + -ed2 1490–1500
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . inflexible, unfaltering, unwavering.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

determined /dɪˈtɜːmɪnd/ adj
  1. of unwavering mind; resolute; firm

deˈterminedly adv

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Collocations: was determined to [win, succeed, prove her wrong, get an A], made a determined effort to [win], a (very) determined [child, student, employee], more...

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