morale Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “morale” in the English Dictionary

"morale" in British English

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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

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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

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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…
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