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How to Pronounce Effort: Learn how to pronounce Effort in English correctly

Learn how to say Effort correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word effort:

1a vigorous or determined attempt:
in an effort to reduce inflation, the government increased interest rates
the result of an attempt:
he was a keen gardener, winning many prizes for his efforts
[mass noun] strenuous physical or mental exertion:
achieving independence requires some effort and self-discipline
[with modifier] the activities of a group of people with a common purpose:
the war effort
2 technical a force exerted by a machine or in a process.

make an effort
attempt to do something:
make an effort to do some kind of abdominal exercise
make every (or spare no)effort
try everything possible to achieve something:
the doctor spared no effort in helping my father
with effort
with physical difficulty:
‘It’s bad, sir’, he said, controlling his voice with effort


late 15th century: from French, from Old French esforcier, based on Latin ex- ‘out’ + fortis ‘strong’