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endurance

noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈdjʊə.rəns/  us   /-ˈdʊr.əns/
C2 the ability to keep doing something difficult, unpleasant, or painful for a long time: Running a marathon is a test of human endurance. The pain was bad beyond endurance.
Translations of “endurance”
in Korean 지구력…
in Arabic تَحمّل, جَلد…
in Portuguese resistência…
in Catalan resistència, fortalesa…
in Japanese 耐久力…
in Italian sopportazione, resistenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忍耐力,耐受力…
in Russian выносливость…
in Turkish tahammül, dayanma gücü, sabır ve sebat gösterme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忍耐力,耐受力…
in Polish wytrzymałość…
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