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valour

noun [U] uk UK formal ( US valor)   /ˈvæl.ər/ us    //
great courage: He was promoted to the rank of major in recognition of his valour during the battle.
Translations of “valour”
in Korean 용기…
in Arabic بَسالة…
in French bravoure…
in Turkish yiğitlik, yüreklilik…
in Italian valore, prodezza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英勇,勇猛,勇敢…
in Russian отвага, доблесть…
in Polish męstwo…
in Spanish valor, valentía…
in Portuguese valentia…
in German die Tapferkeit…
in Catalan valentia…
in Japanese (特に戦闘での)勇敢さ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英勇,勇猛,勇敢…
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