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Definition of Effort


  1. An exertion of strength or power, whether physical or mental, in performing an act or aiming at an object; more or less strenuous endeavor; struggle directed to the accomplishment of an object; as, an effort to scale a wall.
  2. A force acting on a body in the direction of its motion.
  3. To stimulate.

Effort Quotations

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi

If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
Pat Riley

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
Jesse Owens

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill
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Effort Translations

effort in Afrikaans is moeite, poging
effort in Dutch is moeite, poging
effort in German is Leistung, Anstrengung {f}
effort in Italian is fatica, fatica
effort in Latin is intentio, nixus
effort in Norwegian is anstrengelse
effort in Spanish is esfuerzo, empe o
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