English - Vietnamese Dictionary
endeavour /in'devə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự cố gắng, sự nỗ lực, sự rán sức, sự gắng sức
- nội động từ
- cố gắng, nỗ lực, rán sức, gắng sức
+a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
+earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
+attempt by employing effort
Advanced English Dictionary
1 try, attempt, strive, make an effort, do one's best, struggle, exert oneself, undertake; aim, aspire; Colloq take a stab at, have a go or crack or whack or shot at:
For years he's endeavoured to see her.
2 effort, pains, attempt, try, striving, struggle, venture, enterprise, Colloq stab, crack, whack, shot:
Her endeavours to be published have come to naught.
(BrE) (AmE endeavor) noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ noun [U, C] (formal) an attempt to do sth, especially sth new or difficult: Please make every endeavour to arrive on time. + advances in the field of scientific endeavour + The manager is expected to use his or her best endeavours to promote the artist's career. + The public bombarded the company with complaints in an endeavour to have the price increases revoked.
+ verb [V to inf] (formal) to try very hard to do sth
I will endeavour to do my best for my country.
cooperative, joint | brave, gallant, heroic | earnest, honest
the government's honest endeavours to improve the lives of the poor
Learning a foreign language well can be a lifelong endeavour.
| fruitless, futile, unsuccessful | successful | human
Enthusiasm is a vital ingredient in all human endeavour.
| artistic, creative, educational, intellectual, political, scientific
She always encourages her children in their artistic endeavours.
VERB + ENDEAVOUR
You must make an endeavour to work harder.
in an ~
We wish her every success in this endeavour. In an endeavour to improve the service, they introduced free parking.
your best endeavours
Despite her best endeavours, she couldn't persuade anyone to volunteer.
| a field of endeavour
He has the ability to achieve success in whatever field of endeavour he should choose.
| make every endeavour
We will make every endeavour to obtain sufficient supplies.
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