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defeat (n):
an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
Samples
it was a narrow defeat.
the army's only defeat.
they suffered a convincing licking
defeat (n):
the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
Related Words: frustration
defeat (v):
win a victory over
Samples
You must overcome all difficulties.
defeat your enemies.
He overcame his shyness.
He overcame his infirmity.
Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

Related Word: overcome
defeat (v):
thwart the passage of
Samples
kill a motion.
he shot down the student's proposal
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Opportunity seldom knocks twice

Fırsat kapıyı iki kez çalmaz.
Take any opportunity or chance when it comes - it may not come again.


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