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beef

noun [U] (FORCE)    /biːf/ mainly UK informal
strength , power , or force : He said that the newly published government report didn't have much beef in it. Push harder ! Put some beef into it!Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
(Definition of beef noun (FORCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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