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English definition of “try”

try

noun [C usually singular] (ATTEMPT)    /traɪ/
B2 an attempt to do something: They might just have a place left on the course - why don't you give it/have a try? This will be her third try at jumping the bar. You could ask him if he's willing - it's worth a try.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of try noun (ATTEMPT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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