gumption Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gumption" in British English

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gumptionnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡʌmp.ʃən/ informal
the ​ability to ​decide what is the ​best thing to do in a ​particularsituation, and to do it with ​energy and ​determination: She had the gumption to write ​directly to the ​companymanager and ​persuade him to give her a ​job.
(Definition of gumption from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gumption" in American English

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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 ​companypresident.
(Definition of gumption from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gumption”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精明强干, 魄力, 勇气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精明能幹, 魄力, 勇氣…
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