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impetusnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɪm·pət·̬əs/
a ​force that ​encourages a ​particularaction or makes it more ​energetic or ​effective: Often the impetus for ​change in ​education has had to come from ​outside the ​schoolestablishment.
(Definition of impetus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “impetus”
in Korean 자극…
in Arabic دافِع…
in Malaysian dorongan…
in French force d’impulsion…
in Russian толчок, импульс, движущая сила…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推動,促進,刺激…
in Italian impulso, carica…
in Turkish teşvik, dürtü, şevk…
in Polish bodziec, rozpęd…
in Spanish ímpetu…
in Vietnamese động lực…
in Portuguese energia, impulso…
in Thai แรงกระตุ้น…
in German der Antrieb…
in Catalan ímpetu…
in Japanese 推進力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推动,促进,刺激…
in Indonesian daya pendorong, dorongan…
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