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/ streNW; strZNW/ n 1 [U] quality of being strong; degree of intensity of this ; ; ; : a man of great strength * strength of character, mind, will * regain one's strength after an illness * the strength of a rope, ie its ability to resist strain * put on a show of strength, ie show how strong one is * For a small woman she has surprising strength. . * The strength of feeling on this issue is considerable. . * How is the strength of alcoholic drinks measured? ? =>Usage . 2 [C, U] that which makes sb/sth strong; particular respect in which a person or thing is strong ; ; : the strengths and weaknesses of an argument * Tolerance is one of her many strengths. . * His strength as a news-reader lies in his training as a journalist. , . 3 [U] number of people present or available; full number ; ; : What is the strength of the work-force? ? 4 (idm ) be at full/be below strength have the required/less than the required number of people []. bring sth/be up to (full) strength make sth reach/be the required number : We must bring the police force up to (full) strength. . from strength to strength with ever-increasing success : Since her appointment the department has gone from strength to strength. , . in (full, great, etc) strength in large numbers : The army paraded in (full) strength. . on the strength (infml ) included as an official member of an organization, armed force, etc . on the strength of sth on the basis of sth; relying on (a fact, sb's advice, etc) ; : I got the job on the strength of your recommendation. , . outgrow one's strength => outgrow. a tower of strength => tower.
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:42:29
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strength
NOTE ON USAGE : Compare strength, power, force and vigour (US vigor). strength power force vigourvigor. Strength and power indicate an internal quality of an object or person. *strengthpower. The strength of a body, bridge or rope is its ability to hold great weight *strength, , : I haven't the strength to carry you. . The power in a person's body, in a machine or in the wind is the energy within it that can be applied *power : We can harness the power of the wind to make electricity. . Force and vigour relate to the application of energy. *forcevigour. The force of an explosion, a storm or a blow is the energy released and its impact on objects *force , : The car was completely wrecked by the force of the collision. . A person's vigour is the energy used, especially in work *vigour, , : She does her work with tremendous vigour. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:42:29
strength
NOTE ON USAGE : Compare strength, power, force and vigour (US vigor). strength power force vigourvigor. Strength and power indicate an internal quality of an object or person. *strengthpower. The strength of a body, bridge or rope is its ability to hold great weight *strength, , : I haven't the strength to carry you. . The power in a person's body, in a machine or in the wind is the energy within it that can be applied *power : We can harness the power of the wind to make electricity. . Force and vigour relate to the application of energy. *forcevigour. The force of an explosion, a storm or a blow is the energy released and its impact on objects *force , : The car was completely wrecked by the force of the collision. . A person's vigour is the energy used, especially in work *vigour, , : She does her work with tremendous vigour. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:42:29

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