morale Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “morale” in the English Dictionary

"morale" in British English

See all translations

moralenoun [U]

uk   us   /məˈrɑːl/
C2 the ​amount of ​confidencefelt by a ​person or ​group of ​people, ​especially when in a ​dangerous or ​difficultsituation: A ​couple of ​victories would ​improve the team's morale ​enormously. There have been a lot of ​joblossesrecently so morale is ​fairlylow.
(Definition of morale from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"morale" in American English

See all translations

moralenoun [U]

 us   /məˈræl/
the ​amount of ​confidencefelt by a ​person or ​group of ​people, esp. when in a ​dangerous or ​difficultsituation: Low morale in the ​policedepartment was a ​continuingproblem.
(Definition of morale from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"morale" in Business English

See all translations

moralenoun [U]

uk   /məˈrɑːl/  us   /məˈræl/ WORKPLACE
the ​level of ​satisfactionfelt by a ​person or ​group of ​people who ​work together: High morale helps ​teamwork and information-sharing.good/bad for morale He said that ​compulsorybreaks would be good for the workforce's morale. Businesses across the country did their best to boost morale.
(Definition of morale from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “morale”
in Spanish moral…
in Vietnamese nhuệ khí…
in Malaysian semangat…
in Thai กำลังใจ…
in French moral…
in German der Kampfgeist…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指险境或困境下的)士气,精神面貌…
in Turkish maneviyat, moral…
in Russian моральный дух…
in Indonesian semangat…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指險境或困境下的)士氣,精神面貌…
in Polish morale…
What is the pronunciation of morale?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More