Definition of 'courageous'
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She was such a courageous woman. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Would you consider yourself to be a courageous man? Christianity Today (2000)That makes you a strong and courageous young woman and already you have my respect. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is as quiet and gentle off the field as he is strong and courageous on it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The world has been mourning a courageous and unusual man. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That was a courageous family man who paid with his life. The Sun (2008)Here was a courageous man offering hope to others. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)He says that he is not a courageous man. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She is a very courageous woman. The Sun (2006)It was deemed an informative, courageous act. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But wilfully taking the life of two innocents who trusted him isn't a courageous act. The Sun (2008)You were born to be strong and courageous; to be a man. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)Both people lead fulfilling, strong and courageous lives. The Sun (2014)The other is an amazing, courageous woman who has battled through to be the best person she can be. The Sun (2014)Such a selfless, courageous act. The Sun (2016)But I happen to think she is a very courageous woman. The Sun (2006)The gongs are given to courageous bobbies acting 'with no thought to his or her safety '. The Sun (2008)Which is why her courageous act of defiance deserves just as much attention and admiration as Bellingham's. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: courageous /kəˈreɪdʒəs/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is courageous does something difficult or dangerous, even though they may be afraid.
The courageous girl saved her baby sister from a house fire.
- American English: courageous
- Arabic: مِقْدام
- Brazilian Portuguese: corajoso
- Chinese: 有胆量的
- Croatian: hrabar
- Czech: odvážný
- Danish: modig
- Dutch: moedig
- European Spanish: valeroso
- Finnish: rohkea
- French: courageux
- German: mutig
- Greek: θαρραλέος
- Italian: coraggioso
- Japanese: 勇気のある
- Korean: 용감한
- Norwegian: modig
- Polish: odważny
- European Portuguese: corajoso
- Romanian: curajos
- Russian: отважный
- Spanish: valeroso
- Swedish: modig
- Thai: กล้าหาญ
- Turkish: yürekli
- Ukrainian: хоробрий
- Vietnamese: can đảm
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