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courage

noun [U]  us   /ˈkɜr·ɪdʒ, ˈkʌr·ɪdʒ/
the ability to control fear and to be willing to deal with something that is dangerous, difficult, or unpleasant: He lacked the courage to tax the American people to pay for his Great Society programs. It took me several months to get up the courage to ask her to lunch.
courageous
adjective  us   /kəˈreɪ·dʒəs/
She showed herself to be a courageous journalist.
Translations of “courage”
in Arabic شَجاعة…
in Korean 용기…
in Malaysian keberanian…
in French courage…
in Turkish cesaret, yüreklilik, korkusuzluk…
in Italian coraggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勇氣,膽量, 勇敢…
in Russian храбрость…
in Polish odwaga…
in Vietnamese dũng cảm…
in Spanish valor, valentía, coraje…
in Portuguese coragem…
in Thai ความกล้าหาญ…
in German der Mut…
in Catalan valor, coratge…
in Japanese 勇気…
in Indonesian keberanian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勇气,胆量, 勇敢…
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