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Dutch couragenoun [U]

uk   us   UK (US liquid courage)
the ​confidence that some ​people get from ​drinkingalcohol before they do something that ​needscourage
(Definition of Dutch courage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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