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We found 41 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word effort:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. effort: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. effort: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. effort: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. effort: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. effort: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. effort: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Effort, effort: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. effort: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. effort: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. effort: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. effort: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. effort: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. effort: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. effort: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. effort: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. effort: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Effort (video game player): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Effort: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. effort: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. effort: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. effort, effort (m): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. effort: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. effort: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. effort: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. effort: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. effort: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. effort: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. effort: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. effort: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Effort: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. effort: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. effort: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. effort: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. effort: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. EFFORT: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. EFFORT: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. effort: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. effort: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Effort: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (effort)

noun:  use of physical or mental energy; hard work ("He got an A for effort")
noun:  earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something ("Made an effort to cover all the reading material")
noun:  a notable achievement ("The book was her finest effort")
noun:  a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end ("Contributed to the war effort")

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