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exertion

noun uk   /ɪɡˈzɜː.ʃən/ us    /-ˈzɝː-/

exertion noun (EFFORT)

[C or U] the use of a lot of mental or physical effort: I get out of breath with any kind of physical exertion. We were exhausted after our exertions.

exertion noun (USE)

[U] the use of something such as authority, power, influence, etc. in order to make something happen: the exertion of influence over who was appointed to the job
Translations of “exertion”
in Korean 노력…
in Arabic مَجهود…
in Portuguese esforço…
in Catalan esforç…
in Japanese 奮闘…
in Italian sforzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 努力, 盡力, 費力…
in Russian напряжение, усилие…
in Turkish gayret, çaba, zorlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 努力, 尽力, 费力…
in Polish wysiłek…
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