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dint (noun) (always used as part of the phrase, 'by dint of') by means of, using a particular method or exertion.

When you succeed by dint of hard work, you succeed by working hard. 'By dint of concentrated and steady effort, he arrived at a solution to the problem.' This means, he found the solution to the problem by sheer concentration and effort. By dint of regular practice she mastered the game. That is, by regular practice she became very good at the game.

  • By dint of his single-minded devotion, Dr. Jude was able to achieve success in discovering a medicine for the chronic condition.
  • Susan came out with flying colors in the competition by dint of her unstinted effort.
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