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English definition of “elan”


noun [U]     /eɪˈlæn/ literary approving
a combination of style and energetic confidence , especially in performances or manner : She dances the role with such elan. As a prime minister , she had a certain elan.Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of elan noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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