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One entry found for effort.
Main Entry: ef·fort
Pronunciation: primarystressef-schwart, -secondarystressodotrt
Function: noun
1 : hard work of mind or body <requires time and effort>
2 : a serious attempt : TRY <made a good effort>
3 : something produced by work <this painting was one of my best efforts>
4 : the force applied to a simple machine (as a lever) in contrast to the force applied by it against a load

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