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stamina

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈstæm.ɪ.nə/
C1 the physical and/or mental strength to do something that might be difficult and will take a long time: The triathlon is a great test of stamina.
Translations of “stamina”
in Vietnamese sức chịu đựng…
in Spanish aguante…
in Thai ความแข็งแรง…
in Malaysian stamina…
in French endurance…
in German das Durchhaltevermögen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 耐力, 耐性, 持久力…
in Indonesian daya tahan…
in Russian выносливость…
in Turkish dayanma gücü, dayanıklılık, tahammül…
in Chinese (Simplified) 耐力, 耐性, 持久力…
in Polish wytrzymałość, wytrwałość…
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