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English definition of “strive”

strive

verb [I]     /straɪv/ (past tense and past participle strove, strived, past participle striven, strived) formal
to try very hard to do or achieve something: to strive for happiness/peace [+ to do sth] We are constantly striving to improve our service.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of strive verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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