Meaning of “gumption” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “gumption” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gumptionnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡʌmp·ʃən/

the strong will and determination to do something:

She had the gumption to write directly to the company president.

(Definition of “gumption” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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