rededicate (oneself) to (something)

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rededicate (oneself) to (something)

To reassert or reaffirm one's dedication or commitment to something or some activity. That near-death experience really prompted me to rededicate myself to my faith. I'm really trying to rededicate myself to my career, because I've been feeling like I'm in a rut lately.
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rededicate oneself or something to someone or something

to reaffirm the dedication of oneself or something to someone or something. I must ask you to rededicate yourself to our high purposes. They rededicated their church to God.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Today we do more than celebrate America, we rededicate ourselves to the very idea of America, an idea born in revolution, and renewed through two centuries of challenge, an idea tempered by the knowledge that but for fate, we, the fortunate and the unfortunate, might have been each other; an idea ennobled by the faith that our nation can summon from its myriad diversity, the deepest measure of unity; an idea infused with the conviction that America's journey long, heroic journey must go forever upward.
'Let us today rededicate ourselves to make Pakistan a developed and prosperous country,' he urged.
All of us in Congress must rededicate ourselves to the values and principles of our party and our nation's Constitution.
The BJP Union Minister further added, "Let us join hands together on this day and strive hard to protect the hard-earned freedom and rededicate ourselves to achieve greater progress and prosperity by the state in all spheres of life."
On the occasion of this New Year, it is a perfect time to reflect and rededicate ourselves to listening to our patients, to being interested in them and their stories.
A time in which we annually rededicate ourselves to personal challenges and goals, but also to new our efforts in becoming the best we can for those who have been in our lives, and for those who will come into them.
"It is also to rededicate ourselves to the ideals of October 5."
He said Gandhi Jayanti was an occasion"to rededicate ourselves to the values espoused by the Father of the Nation including peace, harmony." (IANS)
The great protection for our democratic system, Lincoln counseled, was to "read of and recount" the stories of our country's history, to rededicate ourselves to the ideals of our founding fathers.
"We should rededicate ourselves to African solidarity with shared values of freedom and human dignity," the President said.
Let us on this day rededicate ourselves to those ideals and also to reassess as to what extent we have been able to achieve those ideals.
'Today as we rededicate ourselves to the political ideals of Bhutto we also pledge to protect and defend democracy, individual freedoms and provincial autonomy,' he said.
Meanwhile, Sereno quoted the late Associate Justice Palma who said: "Let us rededicate ourselves to the calls of justice and human rights, more particularly here in our troubled country".