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English definition of “nerves”

nerves

noun [plural]
 
 
/nɜːvz/
B2 the state of being nervous: I need something to calm my nerves. I always suffer from nerves before a match.Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
steady/strong nerves B2 the ability to be calm in difficult situations: You need a cool head and steady nerves for this job.Calm and relaxed
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