Meaning of COURAGE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kʌrɪdʒ, AM kɜ:r- ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


Courage is the quality shown by someone who decides to do something difficult or dangerous, even though they may be afraid.

General Lewis Mackenzie has impressed everyone with his authority and personal courage...

They do not have the courage to apologise for their actions.

= bravery


see also Dutch courage


If you have the courage of your convictions , you have the confidence to do what you believe is right, even though other people may not agree or approve.

Developers should have the courage of their convictions and stick to what they do best.

to pluck up the courage: see pluck

PHRASE : PHR after v

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