• (UK) IPA (key): /strɛŋkθ/
  • (US) IPA (key): [st̠͡rɛŋkθ] or /strɛŋθ/ or [st̠͡rɛn̪θ]
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Strength is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
This man has a lot of strength
  1. (uncountable) If you have strength, you are strong.
    1. If you have strength your muscles are very powerful.
      I don't have the strength to lift something that heavy.
    2. Strength can also mean you are strong or tough is some other way, such as a strong mind or strong will.
      She needed great strength to deal with her sickness and poverty.
  2. (countable) A strength is a good quality.
    The plan had may strengths, such as not needing many people and being easy to do.
  3. (countable) Strength as in the number of something.
    The strength of the regiment was 3,000 soldiers.