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English definition of “gallant”

gallant

adjective (BRAVE)    /ˈɡæl.ənt/ US  /ɡəˈlænt/ formal approving
showing no fear of dangerous or difficult things: Despite fierce competition she made a gallant effort to win the first medal of the championships.Brave and courageous gallantly     /-li/ adverb Brave and courageousPolite and respectfulPolite and respectful gallantry     /-ən.tri/ noun [U] The speech praised those who had displayed gallantry in the liberation of their country.BraveryPolite and respectfulPolite and respectful
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