confidence

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒnfɪdəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑnfɪdəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(konfi dəns)

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confidence

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [consumer, public, employee, self-] confidence
  2. [improve, work on, build up] your (self-) confidence
  3. has [poor, great] self-confidence
  4. you have my complete confidence
  5. have [full, total, complete] confidence in you
  6. placed [total] confidence in him
  7. have [no, decreasing, increasing] confidence in
  8. have (no) confidence in your ability [to, as]
  9. has no confidence when [playing, speaking]
  10. lacks (self-)confidence
  11. increase your confidence
  12. give his confidence a boost
  13. gain confidence from (the experience)
  14. my confidence has [not, never] wavered
  15. I'm telling you in strict confidence
  16. have the strictest confidence in
  17. I say this in confidence
  18. a (complete) lack of confidence
  19. confidence in the [economy, company]
  20. confidence and security
  21. inspire confidence [in, by]
  22. expressed his confidence [in]
  23. [speak, play, perform] with confidence
  24. with the confidence of [youth, inexperience]
  25. was given the vote of confidence (by the management)
  26. the [senators, directors, politicians] exchanged confidences
n as adj
  1. your confidence level
  2. confidence-building [exercises, activities]
  3. a confidence trick
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