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English definition of “trier”

trier

noun [C] uk   /ˈtraɪ.ər/ us    // approving
someone who tries hard to succeed in what they do, even if it fails: She's a real trier, I'll give her that.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of trier from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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