exertion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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exertionnoun

uk   /ɪɡˈzɜː.ʃən/  us   /-ˈzɝː-/

exertion noun (EFFORT)

[C or U] the use of a lot of ​mental or ​physicaleffort: I get out of ​breath with any ​kind of physical exertion. We were ​exhausted after ​our exertions.

exertion noun (USE)

[U] the use of something such as ​authority, ​power, ​influence, etc. in ​order to make something ​happen: the exertion of ​influence over who was ​appointed to the ​job
(Definition of exertion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “exertion”
in Arabic مَجهود…
in Korean 노력…
in Portuguese esforço…
in Catalan esforç…
in Japanese 奮闘…
in Chinese (Simplified) 努力, 尽力, 费力…
in Turkish gayret, çaba, zorlama…
in Russian напряжение, усилие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 努力, 盡力, 費力…
in Italian sforzo…
in Polish wysiłek…
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