Definition of 'strength'
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It needs a person with great strength and a great brain. The Sun (2006)To restore a bone was to set it so the bone would come back to full strength. Christianity Today (2000)You can see a lot of mental strength in the players here. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We charge the cup with strength and the power to be the person we want to be. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)You have the inner strength to ensure people take your plans and requests seriously. The Sun (2012)One of your strengths is your ability to think and act swiftly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The strength of the army should be determined by the need for combat troops. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Being able to change your mind shows strength and it could be the making of a relationship. The Sun (2008)What are the strengths of the argument? Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)This provided an inner strength and something to which they could look forward. Working with Teenagers (1994)What are my particular physical strengths and weaknesses? Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)You will find the inner strength to make a success of personal plans. The Sun (2011)It is a great strength that students from the whole world wish to study here. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She is just about back to full strength. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a lack of mental strength. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They will show that strength and power to the club. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You have the inner strength that gives people confidence in you. The Sun (2011)Being able to change your mind shows strength and opens doors to new ways of working or studying. The Sun (2014)The past six years have proved again and again that so much flows from the strength of our economy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have tremendous strength in depth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was strength in this argument. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'strength'
British English: strength /strɛŋθ/ NOUN
Your strength is the physical energy that you have, which gives you the ability to do things such as lift heavy objects.
He threw it forward with all his strength.
- American English: strength
- Arabic: قُوَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: força
- Chinese: 实力
- Croatian: snaga
- Czech: síla
- Danish: styrke
- Dutch: kracht
- European Spanish: fuerza
- Finnish: vahvuus
- French: force
- German: Kraft
- Greek: σθένος
- Italian: forza
- Japanese: 強さ
- Korean: 힘
- Norwegian: styrke
- Polish: siła fizyczna
- European Portuguese: força
- Romanian: forță
- Russian: сила
- Spanish: fuerza
- Swedish: styrka
- Thai: ความเข้มแข็ง
- Turkish: güç kuvvet
- Ukrainian: сила
- Vietnamese: sức lực
Definition of strength from the Collins English Dictionary
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