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noun energy pronunciation in British English /ˈenə(r)dʒi/
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pluralenergies
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a supply of physical power that you have for doing things that need physical effort
    As children we seemed to have endless energy.
    She didn’t even have the energy to get out of bed.
    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] enthusiasm and determination
      She could offer youthful energy and talent in abundance.
      put/devote/throw your energy/energies into something: Christine threw her energies into her teaching.
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    [uncountable] science a form of power such as electricity, heat, or light that is used for making things work
    Insulating your home is a good way to save energy.
    Environmentally friendly energy sources include water and wind power.

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