striveverb [ I ]uk /straɪv/ us /straɪv/ strove or strived, striven or strived
- We must strive to narrow the gap between rich and poor.
- We strive to ensure that all children are treated equally.
- We strive for perfection but sometimes have to accept something less.
- We are constantly striving to improve our service.
- The former leader now has to watch his successor unpicking much of what he strived so hard to achieve.
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