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English definition of “brave”

brave

adjective     /breɪv/
B1 showing no fear of dangerous or difficult things: a brave soldier It was a brave decision to quit her job and start her own business . She was very brave to learn to ski at 50. Of the three organizations criticized , only one was brave enough to face the press . Richards has made a brave attempt to answer his critics . This action will cause problems , despite the bank's brave talk /words about carrying on as if nothing had happened .Brave and courageous bravely     /ˈbreɪv.li/ adverb B1 She faced the consequences bravely.Brave and courageous
(Definition of brave adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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