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English definition of “strength”

strength

noun     /streŋθ/
STRONG [U] B2 the quality of being strong : upper-body strength A good boxer needs skill as well as strength.Fit and healthy
INFLUENCE [U] the power or influence that an organization , country , etc has: economic strengthPower to control
BEING BRAVE [U] the quality of being brave or determined in difficult situations : I think she showed great strength of character . He has a great deal of inner strength.Becoming and making stronger
GOOD QUALITIES [C] a good quality or ability that makes someone or something effective : We all have our strengths and weaknesses. The great strength of this arrangement is its simplicity .Skill, talent and ability
STRONG FEELING [U] how strong a feeling or opinion is: There is great strength of feeling against tax increases .Becoming and making stronger
VALUE [U] the value of a country's money : The strength of the dollar has traders worried .Currencies
at full strength with the necessary number of people : Our team is now at full strength.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
on the strength of sth If you do something on the strength of facts or advice , you do it because of them: On the strength of this year's sales figures , we've decided to expand the business .Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
→ See also a tower of strength, go from strength to strength
(Definition of strength noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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