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English definition of “brave”

brave

adjective     /breɪv/
B1 showing no fear of dangerous or difficult things: a brave soldier It was a brave decision to quit her job and start her own business. She was very brave to learn to ski at 50. Of the three organizations criticized, only one was brave enough to face the press. Richards has made a brave attempt to answer his critics. This action will cause problems, despite the bank's brave talk/words about carrying on as if nothing had happened.Brave and courageous bravely     /ˈbreɪv.li/ adverb B1 She faced the consequences bravely.Brave and courageous
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