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sense

noun     /sens/
GOOD JUDGMENT [U]
B1 good judgment, especially about practical things здравый смысл, благоразумие He had the good sense to book a seat in advance.Wise and sensible
ABILITY [no plural]
B2 the ability to do something чувство, чутье a sense of direction good business sense Skill, talent and ability
NATURAL ABILITY [C]
B2 one of the five natural abilities of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste чувство I have a very poor sense of smell.The senses in general
a sense of humour UK ( US sense of humor)
B1 the ability to understand funny things and to be funny yourself чувство юмора Humour and humorous
a sense of loyalty/responsibility/security, etc
the quality or feeling of being loyal, responsible, safe, etc чувство верности/ответственности/безопасности и т. д. He has absolutely no sense of loyalty.Feelings - general words
MEANING [C]
B2 the meaning of a word, phrase, or sentence смысл, значение Linguistic terms and linguistic styleMeaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
in a sense/in some senses
thinking about something in a particular way в некотором смысле, до некоторой степени In a sense, he's right.Ways of achieving things
make sense
B2 to have a meaning or reason that you can understand иметь смысл, быть понятным He's written me this note but it doesn't make any sense.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
B2 to be a good thing to do иметь смысл, быть разумным [+ to do sth] It makes sense to buy now while prices are low.Wise and sensible
make sense of sth
to understand something that is difficult to understand понять смысл, разобраться I'm trying to make sense of this document.Understanding and comprehending
→  See also common sense , come to your senses
(Definition of sense noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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