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"brave" in British English

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braveadjective

uk   /breɪv/ us   /breɪv/
B1 showing no fear of dangerous or difficult things: a brave soldier It was a brave decision to quit her job and start her own business. She was very brave to learn to ski at 50. Of the three organizations criticized, only one was brave enough to face the press. Richards has made a brave attempt to answer his critics. This action will cause problems, despite the bank's brave talk/words about carrying on as if nothing had happened.

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bravely
adverb uk   /ˈbreɪv.li/ us   /ˈbreɪv.li/
B1 She faced the consequences bravely.

braveverb [T]

uk   /breɪv/ us   /breɪv/

bravenoun [C]

uk   /breɪv/ us   /breɪv/ old-fashioned
(Definition of brave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brave" in American English

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braveadjective [-er/-est only]

us   /breɪv/
showing no fear of dangerous or difficult things: She liked to read stories of brave pioneer women who had crossed the country in covered wagons. Of the three organizations criticized, only one was brave enough to face the press.
bravely
adverb us   /ˈbreɪv·li/
"The pain isn’t so bad," she said bravely.
bravery
noun [U] us   /ˈbreɪ·və·ri, ˈbreɪv·ri/
They were awarded medals for bravery.

braveverb [T]

/breɪv/
to deal with dangerous or difficult things without fear: He braved the anger/wrath of his father by quitting law school and becoming an artist.
(Definition of brave from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brave”
in Korean 용감한…
in Arabic شُجاع, مِقْدام…
in Malaysian berani…
in French brave…
in Russian храбрый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勇敢的,無畏的…
in Italian coraggioso, valoroso…
in Turkish cesur, yürekli…
in Polish odważny…
in Spanish valiente, valeroso…
in Vietnamese gan dạ…
in Portuguese valente, corajoso, bravo…
in Thai กล้า…
in German tapfer…
in Catalan valent…
in Japanese 勇敢な, 勇ましい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勇敢的,无畏的…
in Indonesian berani…
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“brave” in British English

“brave” in American English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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