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spirit

noun
 
 
/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.Feelings - general words
community/team, etc spirit when you feel enthusiasm about being part of a group
командный дух
Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
in good/high/low spirits B2 feeling good/excited/unhappy
в хорошем/приподнятом/подавленном настроении
Feelings - general wordsMoods
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
Souls, spirits and ghostsMind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
NOT ALIVE [C] B2 something which people believe exists but does not have a physical body, such as a ghost
дух, привидение
evil spiritsSouls, spirits and ghosts
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.
Rules and laws
DRINK [C] a strong alcoholic drink, such as whisky or vodka
крепкий напиток
[usually plural] I don't often drink spirits.Spirits and distilling
(Definition of spirit noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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