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endeavour

US endeavor

/ (ɪnˈdɛvə) /
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verb

to try (to do something)

noun

an effort to do or attain something

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Derived forms of endeavour

endeavourer or US endeavorer, noun

Word Origin for endeavour

C14: endeveren, from en- 1 + -deveren from dever duty, from Old French deveir; see devoirs
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