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effort

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effort/ˈɛfɚt/noun
pluralefforts
effort
/ˈɛfɚt/
noun
pluralefforts
Learner's definition of EFFORT  
: work done by the mind or body: energy used to do something
[noncount]
[count]
◊ If you get an A for effort or an E for effort or (Brit) full marks for effort, you are given credit for working hard to do something, even though the result of the work was not successful.
[count] : a serious attempt to do something— often followed by to + verb
[count] : something produced by work
[singular] : something that is hard to do
[noncount] : all that is being done to achieve a particular goal
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