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effort

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Etymology

From Old French esfort, from esforcier (to force, exert), from Mediaeval Latin exfortare, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ex + fortis (strong)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
effort

Plural
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  1. The amount of work involved in performing an activity; exertion.
  2. An endeavour.

Usage notes

  • Attributes: conscious, etc.

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