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sense

noun
 
 
/sens/
GOOD JUDGMENT [U] B1 good judgment, especially about practical things
akıl, zekâ, muhakeme, dirayet
He had the good sense to book a seat in advance.Wise and sensible
ABILITY [no plural] B2 the ability to do something
anlayış, takdir
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
duyu
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
mizah/espri anlayışı; mizahtan/nikteden anlama
Humour and humorous
a sense of loyalty/responsibility/security, etc the quality or feeling of being loyal, responsible, safe, etc
bağlılık/sorumluluk/güven vs. duygusu
He has absolutely no sense of loyalty.Feelings - general words
MEANING [C] B2 the meaning of a word, phrase, or sentence
anlam, mâna
Linguistic terms and linguistic styleMeaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
in a sense/in some senses thinking about something in a particular way
bir bakıma/anlamda; bazı bakımdan
In a sense, he's right.Ways of achieving things
make sense B2 to have a meaning or reason that you can understand
anlaşılır/kavranılabilir olmak
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
akla uygun olmak, akıllıca/makul olmak
[+ 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
anlamak, anlam çıkarmak, anlamını sökmek
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 Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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