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attempt

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈtempt/
B1 to try to do something, especially something difficult: [+ to do sth] He attempted to escape through a window.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
Translations of “attempt”
in Korean -을 시도하다…
in Arabic يُحاوِل…
in French tenter, s’attaquer à…
in Turkish teşebbüs etmek, saldırmak, girişmek…
in Italian tentare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 努力,嘗試(尤指做難事)…
in Russian пытаться…
in Polish próbować…
in Spanish intentar, tratar de…
in Portuguese tentar…
in German versuchen…
in Catalan intentar…
in Japanese (~しようと)試みる, 企てる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 努力,尝试(尤指做难事)…
(Definition of attempt verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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