- physical or mental exertion, usually considerable when unqualified
- a determined attempt
- achievement; creation
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛfərt/USA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛfɚt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ef′ərt)
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ef•fort /ˈɛfɚt/USA pronunciation n.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ef•fort•less•ly, adv. See -fort-.
ef•fort (ef′ərt),USA pronunciation n.
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effort /ˈɛfət/ n
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Collocations: a [joint, global, cooperative] effort, a [desperate, deliberate, concerted, great] effort, [good, nice] effort!, more...
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