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Определение на английском “spirit”

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spirit

noun uk   /ˈspɪr.ɪt/ us  

spirit noun (WAY OF FEELING)

B2 [S or U] a particular way of thinking, feeling, or behaving, especially a way that is typical of a particular group of people, an activity, a time, or a place: The players have a very strong team spirit (= loyalty to each other). As rock musicians in the 1960s, they were very much part of the spirit of the age/times. We acted in a spirit of cooperation.spirits B2 [plural] the way a person is feeling: I've been in high/low spirits (= feeling happy/sad) lately. Her spirits lifted/rose (= she felt happier) as she read the letter. The negative reply dashed his spirits (= made him unhappy).the spirit of a law, rule, etc. the principle that a law, rule, etc. was created to make stronger, rather than the particular things it says you must or must not do: They followed neither the spirit nor the letter of the law.enter/get into the spirit to show enthusiasm and enjoyment: They went to the tennis club a few times but never really got into the spirit of it.that's the spirit used to approve or encourage someone's positive attitude (= way of thinking) or action: "Come on, we can win this game." "That's the spirit."
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spirit noun (NOT BODY)

C1 [U] the characteristics of a person that are considered as being separate from the body, and that many religions believe continue to exist after the body dies: Although he's now living in America, I feel he's with me in spirit (= I feel he is present and is influencing me, in a way that is not physical).B2 [C] the form of a dead person, similar to a ghost, or the feeling that a dead person is present although you cannot see them: an evil spirit The spirits of long-dead warriors seemed to haunt the area.
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spirit noun (ENTHUSIASM)

[U] approving enthusiasm, energy, or courage: The orchestra performed The Rite of Spring with great spirit. The torture failed to break the prisoner's spirit.

spirit noun (ALCOHOL)

C1 [C or U] a strong alcoholic drink: Vodka is a type of spirit. Spirits are more expensive than beer, but they get you drunk faster. [U] Some types of spirit are alcoholic liquids used especially for cleaning, mixing with paint, etc.: Thin the paint with white spirit.

spirit

verb uk   /ˈspɪr.ɪt/ us  
spirit sb/sth away, off, out, etc. to move someone or something out of or away from a place secretly: Somehow the prisoners managed to spirit news out to the world outside.
Переводы “spirit”
на корейский 정신, 영혼…
на арабский نَزْعة غَالِبة, روح…
на французский esprit, (adj.) des esprits, courage…
на турецкий ruh, can, hayalet…
на итальянский spirito…
на китайский (традиционный) 感覺方式, 精神, (尤指特定人群、活動、時代或地方的)主導精神…
на русский настроение, душа, дух…
на польский nastrój, duch, dusza…
на испанский espíritu, valor…
на португальский espírito…
на немецкий der Geist, der Elan…
на каталонский sentiment, esperit, ànima…
на японский 精神, 気分, 魂…
на китайский (упрощенный) 感觉方式, 精神, (尤指特定人群、活动、时代或地方的)主导精神…
(Definition of spirit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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