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courage

noun [no plural]
 
/ˈkʌrɪdʒ/
the quality that makes you able to do dangerous or difficult things: The soldiers fought with great courage. She didn’t have the courage to tell him the truth.
Translations of “courage”
in Korean 용기…
in Arabic شَجاعة…
in French courage…
in Turkish cesaret, yüreklilik, korkusuzluk…
in Italian coraggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勇氣,膽量, 勇敢…
in Russian храбрость…
in Polish odwaga…
in Spanish valor, valentía, coraje…
in Portuguese coragem…
in German der Mut…
in Catalan valor, coratge…
in Japanese 勇気…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勇气,胆量, 勇敢…
(Definition of courage from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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