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English definition of “inspiration”

inspiration

noun
 
 
/ˌɪnspərˈeɪʃən/
GIVES IDEAS [C, U] B2 someone or something that gives you ideas for doing something: Africa has long been a source of inspiration for his painting.Inspiration and inspiring
GOOD IDEA [C] a sudden good idea about what you should doInspiration and inspiring
be an inspiration to sb to be so good that someone else admires you and is encouraged by your behaviour: The way she has dealt with her illness is an inspiration to us all.Inspiration and inspiring
(Definition of inspiration from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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