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NewAmerica

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Can "devoted exclusively to treating cancer" be written as "dedicated exclusively to treating cancer" with the same meaning?

The definitions of devoted and dedicated appear to be the same. Is there nuance between the two?

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center opens

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center opens under the name of the New York Cancer Hospital at the corner of 106th Street and Central Park West in Manhattan. The hospital is the first institution in the U.S. devoted exclusively to treating cancer and counts financier John Jacob Astor III and his wife Charlotte among its founders.

Credit: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Source: Scientific American
 
  • suzi br

    Senior Member
    English / England
    I’d say so.
    I just scanned our dictionary entries and there definitely seems enough overlap for this context.
     
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