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strength

noun
phrases
1 noun being physically strongneart masc1  c m ushe had no strength in her arm ní raibh neart ar bith ina lámhhe had the strength of six men bhí neart seisear fear ann, bhí sé chomh láidir le seisear fearI couldn't find the strength to get up ní raibh de neart ionam éiríit helps them build muscle strength cabhraíonn sé leo na matáin a neartú 2 noun being mentally strongmisneach masc1  c m uuchtach masc1  c m ushe had the strength to do it bhí sé de mhisneach aici é a dhéanamh, bhí uchtach aici é a dhéanamhhe found the strength to keep going fuair sé an misneach le leanúint ar aghaidhstrength of character diongbháilteacht
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3 noun ability to influence; powerneart masc1  c m uit's an indication of the strength of the campaign is léiriú é ar neart an fheachtaisthey're gaining strength tá siad ag dul i neart, tá siad ag éirí níos láidrepolitical strength cumhacht pholaitiúil 4 noun ENG, IND capacity to withstand pressure etcneart masc1  c m utensile strength neart teanntachta 5 noun quality that makes sb or sth good; assetláidreacht fem3  c m ubua masc4  c m ushe concentrated on the strengths of the students dhírigh sí ar bhuanna na ndaltaístrengths and weaknesses láidreachtaí agus laigí 6 noun capacity to affect, influencetionchar masc1  c m uhe criticised the strength of television cháin sé an tionchar a bhíonn ag an teilifís ar dhaoine 7 noun people needed for effectiveness of team etcthe team was under strength ní raibh an fhoireann ar fad ar fáil 8 noun CHEM, DRINK potency of drink etcneart masc1  c m ualcoholic strength neart alcóil 9 noun intensity of feelinghe doesn't understand the strength of opposition to it ní thuigeann sé cé chomh tréan agus atá daoine ag cur ina aghaidh, ní thuigeann sé a fhíochmhaire agus atá daoine ina aghaidh 10 noun ECON, FIN ability to withstand pressureneart masc1  c m u 11 noun of wind etcneart masc1  c m uwind strength neart na gaoithe 12 noun PHYS of heat, light etcdéine fem4  c m uneart masc1  c m uit reduces the strength of the sunlight laghdaíonn sé an neart atá i solas na gréine 13 noun persuasiveness, forcefeabhas masc1  c m uláidreacht fem3  c m uthe strength of the evidence feabhas na fianaise
phrases

give me strength!

go bhfóire Dia orainn!Dia ár sábháil!

to go from strength to strength

dul ó neart go neart

in strength

they attacked us in strength rinne siad ionsaí orainn ina sluaitethey turned out in strength tháinig siad amach ina sluaite, bhí an domhan agus a mháthair ann, bhí tír agus talamh ann

on the strength of

a bhuíochas lea bhuíochas doshe got a scholarship on the strength of her results fuair sí scoláireacht a bhuíochas lena cuid torthaí

strength in depth

teacht aniarthey have such strength in depth tá an-teacht aniar iontu

a tower of strength

(also

a pillar of strength

) crann taca

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