Definition of 'endeavour'
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She is proud of her literary endeavours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His own scientific endeavours have clearly influenced some of his choices of subject matter. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It was a collective and socialist endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We endeavour to keep all our vehicles as secure as possible. The Sun (2008)This is shopping as a creative and artistic endeavour run amok. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is an outer wall of human endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What the fight lacked in technical ability they made up for by honest endeavour. The Sun (2011)Their effort and endeavour got them back in it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And the accounts of the scientific endeavours cannot fail to impress. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)People who set realistic goals are more likely to keep at their endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It can be the ally of artistic endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My players put in the effort and endeavour to win the match. The Sun (2006)He won battles and endeavoured to keep casualties as low as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What this tells us is that morality is not so much an individual endeavour as a collective one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The ground floor could be rented out and that would still leave four more crammed with scientific endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Instead he was worried that people with different tastes to his were diluting the purity of the artistic endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is a place where human endeavour and natural landscape have rubbed along so well that both look better than anywhere else. Times, Sunday Times (2006)News of her literary endeavours filtered back to London. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)His father was horrified by his son's literary endeavours. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was supposed to be about joy, discipline and honest endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Few human endeavours are as absorbing yet as productive of cynicism as an American presidential election campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His answer is simple: honest endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can't fault the effort and endeavour. The Sun (2012)It is a story reflecting courage, endeavour and scientific innovation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He's working on another poem but doesn't see literary endeavour taking over his life. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The project is particularly interested in questions offering a sense of realistic optimism and collective endeavour; recognising how the world is changing and how society might adapt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'endeavour'
British English: endeavour VERB
If you endeavour to do something, you try very hard to do it.
I will endeavour to arrange it.
British English: endeavour NOUN
An endeavour is an attempt to do something, especially something new or original.
His first endeavours in the field were wedding films.
Definition of endeavour from the Collins English Dictionary
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