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determination (noun) strong intention; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation.
Your strong intention to complete a task within a certain time, whatever the difficulties you face, is your determination. Your ability to continue trying to do something, though very difficult, and your intention not to give up your attempt is your determination. Firmness of purpose is determination. Determination of something is the calculation of length, volume, weight, etc., or the measurement of something. When you determine the thickness of a metal sheet, you measure it.
- Motivation, concentration, and, last but not the least, determination are the prime requisites for success, for once you have the determination you are not hindered by obstacles.
- Knowledge, experience, and workmanship are the three factors used in the determination of a job applicant's ability to do the job he or she has applied for.