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English definition of “virtue”

virtue

noun [C/U]  /ˈvɜr·tʃu/ us  

virtue noun [C/U] (GOODNESS)

a good moral quality in a person, or the general quality of goodness in a person: [C] Patience is a virtue.

virtue noun [C/U] (ADVANTAGE)

an advantage or benefit: [C] Caution is a useful virtue.
(Definition of virtue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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