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energy

noun uk   /ˈen.ə.dʒi/  us   /-ɚ-/

energy noun (STRENGTH)

B1 [U] the power and ability to be physically and mentally active: Since I started eating more healthily I've got so much more energy. I was going to go out this evening, but I just haven't got the energy. [+ to infinitive] I didn't even have the energy to get out of bed.approving Her writing is full of passion and energy (= enthusiasm).energies [plural] the total of all your power and ability to be mentally and physically active: I'm going to channel all my energies into getting a better job.
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energy noun (POWER)

B1 the power from something such as electricity or oil that can do work, such as providing light and heat: The energy generated by the windmill drives all the drainage pumps. energy conservation/efficiency. nuclear energy
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Translations of “energy”
in Arabic طاقة, نَشاط…
in Korean 힘, 에너지…
in Malaysian tenaga…
in French énergie…
in Turkish güç, enerji, (elektrik…
in Italian energia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 力量, 精力, 活力…
in Russian энергия, сила…
in Polish energia…
in Vietnamese năng lực, năng lượng…
in Spanish energía…
in Portuguese energia…
in Thai กำลัง, พลังงาน…
in German die Energie…
in Catalan energia…
in Japanese 労力, エネルギー…
in Indonesian tenaga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 力量, 精力, 活力…
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