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Meaning of “strength” - Learner’s Dictionary

strength

noun     /streŋθ/
STRONG [U]
B2 the quality of being strong: upper-body strength A good boxer needs skill as well as strength.Fit and healthy
INFLUENCE [U]
the power or influence that an organization, country, etc has: economic strengthPower to control
BEING BRAVE [U]
the quality of being brave or determined in difficult situations: I think she showed great strength of character. He has a great deal of inner strength.Becoming and making stronger
GOOD QUALITIES [C]
a good quality or ability that makes someone or something effective: We all have our strengths and weaknesses. The great strength of this arrangement is its simplicity.Skill, talent and ability
STRONG FEELING [U]
how strong a feeling or opinion is: There is great strength of feeling against tax increases.Becoming and making stronger
VALUE [U]
the value of a country's money: The strength of the dollar has traders worried.Currencies
at full strength
with the necessary number of people: Our team is now at full strength.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
on the strength of sth
If you do something on the strength of facts or advice, you do it because of them: On the strength of this year's sales figures, we've decided to expand the business.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
→  See also a tower of strength , go from strength to strength
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