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English definition of “foray”

foray

noun [C] (ATTEMPT)    /ˈfɒr.eɪ/ US  /ˈfɔːr-/
a short period of time being involved in an activity that is different from and outside the range of a usual set of activities : She made a brief foray into acting before becoming a teacher .Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of foray noun (ATTEMPT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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