determination · noun U /dɪˌtɜr.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/Full view
Nouns: determination, determiner
Adjectives: determined, indeterminate
Verbs: determine
B2 when someone continues trying to do something, although it is very difficult
Dictionary example:

Andy Murray will need great determination and skill to win this match.

Learner example:

Mandela tried to better the political situation of South Africa [-] he was strong enough to fight, he had determination. (First Certificate in English; B2; Italian)

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