ADJ. absolute, dogged, fierce, great, grim, gritty, ruthless, single-minded, steely, strong | clear The prime minister's speech revealed a clear determination to break the power of the unions.
VERB + DETERMINATION be full of, have She was full of determination to achieve her goals. He has the determination to succeed. | reveal, show She has shown great determination and skill. | express, signal The government last night signalled its determination to resist tax cuts. | require | lack
PREP. with ~ He hung on with grim determination.
PHRASES determination to succeed/win