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Meaning of “exertion” - Learner’s Dictionary

exertion

noun [C, U]     /ɪɡˈzɜːʃən/
the use of a lot of physical or mental energy to do something: I get out of breath with any kind of physical exertion.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energyEffort and expending energyTrying and making an effort
Translations of “exertion”
in Korean 노력…
in Arabic مَجهود…
in Portuguese esforço…
in Catalan esforç…
in Japanese 奮闘…
in Italian sforzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 努力, 盡力, 費力…
in Russian напряжение, усилие…
in Turkish gayret, çaba, zorlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 努力, 尽力, 费力…
in Polish wysiłek…
(Definition of exertion from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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