thrust noun Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “thrust” - Learner’s Dictionary

thrust

noun
 
 
/θrʌst/
[C, U] a strong push or the power used to push something forwardPushing and shovingEnergy, force and powerPower and intensity
the thrust of sth the main part or ideas of what someone says or does: The main thrust of our work involves helping victims of crime.Conditions and characteristics
Translations of “thrust”
in Vietnamese sự xô mạnh về phía trước…
in Spanish empuje…
in Thai ผลัก…
in Malaysian tujahan…
in French poussée…
in German der Druck…
in Chinese (Traditional) 思想, 要點,要旨,中心點…
in Indonesian daya tolak…
in Russian толчок…
in Turkish itiş, itme, sokma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 思想, 要点,要旨,中心点…
in Polish pchnięcie, ciąg, siła ciągu…
(Definition of thrust noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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