Translation of "spirit" - English-Russian dictionary

spirit

noun uk us /ˈspɪrɪt/
FEELING [ no plural ]

B2 the way people think and feel about something

настроение
a spirit of optimism
Everyone soon got into the spirit of (= started to enjoy) the carnival - singing, dancing, and having fun.
community/team, etc spirit

when you feel enthusiasm about being part of a group

командный дух
in good/high/low spirits

B2 feeling good/excited/unhappy

в хорошем/приподнятом/подавленном настроении
NOT BODY [ C ]

B2 the part of a person which is not their body, which some people believe continues to exist after they die

душа
NOT ALIVE [ C ]

B2 something which people believe exists but does not have a physical body, such as a ghost

дух, привидение
evil spirits
the spirit of the law/an agreement, etc

the intended meaning of the law/an agreement, etc and not just the written details

дух, суть закона/соглашения и т. д.
DRINK [ C ]

a strong alcoholic drink, such as whisky or vodka

крепкий напиток
[ usually plural ] I don't often drink spirits.

(Translation of “spirit noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)