Definition of 'virtue'
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Make a virtue of your tenacity, or overwhelmingly feel that life is too short? Times, Sunday Times (2016)If he is to make a virtue of productivity, he needs to stop apologising. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is always pleasing to have one 's inherent virtue recognised. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I wouldn't say we are some paragon of virtue when it comes to backing dictators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The great virtue is sticking to that same target. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Industry and constant employment are great preservatives of the morals and virtues of a nation. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)You have many virtues but humility is definitely not one of them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Society has been divided into factions that religiously uphold one virtue of humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This means you must add patience to your virtues. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lower public spending is both a necessity and a virtue and that will require imaginative change. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Getting to actually learn a skill is one of the great virtues of being an actor. The Sun (2012)General moral virtue does not come from a heart that has given up its need to feel superior to others. Christianity Today (2000)She came from an age when discretion was not just a virtue but a way of life and a wartime duty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Bible teaches charity is a virtue. The Sun (2011)More deception goes into pretending we're sticking to them than virtue comes from actually seeing them through. The Sun (2011)Staying positive' is usually presented as one of cricket's cardinal virtues. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'virtue'
British English: virtue NOUN
integrity Virtue is thinking and doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong.
Virtue is its own reward.
British English: virtue NOUN
quality A virtue is a good quality or way of behaving.
His virtue is patience.
Definition of virtue from the Collins English Dictionary
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