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audacitynoun [U]

uk   /ɔːˈdæs.ə.ti/  us   /ɑːˈdæs.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of audacity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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audacitynoun [U]

 us   /ɔˈdæs·ɪ·t̬i/
unusuallystrong and esp. ​rudeconfidence in yourself: [+ to infinitive] Our ​mayor has the audacity to ​claimcredit for ​improvements he had nothing to do with.
(Definition of audacity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “audacity”
in Arabic وَقاحة…
in Korean 무례함…
in Portuguese ousadia, audácia…
in Catalan atreviment…
in Japanese 尊大, 横柄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大胆, 勇气…
in Turkish cesurluk, yürekli davranış, kendine güveni olan…
in Russian наглость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大膽, 勇氣…
in Italian audacia…
in Polish zuchwałość, czelność…
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