Meaning of “heroic” in the English Dictionary

"heroic" in British English

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heroicadjective

uk /hɪˈrəʊ.ɪk/ us /hɪˈroʊ.ɪk/
heroically
adverb uk /hɪˈrəʊ.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /hɪˈroʊ.ɪ.kəl.i/

She fought heroically against the disease.

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