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endeavor to (do something)

To work to do or accomplish something. After spending years endeavoring to earn my degree, today is my graduation!
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endeavor to do something

to try to do something. Whenever I endeavor to console her, she breaks down again. Maria endeavored to comfort Henry.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Endeavor network specialises in talent representation and management; brand marketing, sponsorship and licensing; media sales and distribution; event operation and management; and sports training and league development.
Bolaji joins his Cellulant co-founder and group CEO Ken Njoroge, recently selected as the first high-impact Sub-Saharan entrepreneur by Endeavor during their 72nd International Selection Panel (ISP) held in Beirut, Lebanon on June 24-26, 2018.
Endeavor provides its entrepreneurs in Egypt and across the 26 countries where it operates with access to talent, mentorship, and capital, through a series of customised local and global services.
Although established only a year ago, Endeavor UAE is already growing a network of internationally recognized entrepreneurs, most recently announcing the successful selection of two of its nominated UAE entrepreneurial ventures at the latest Endeavor International Selection Panel (ISP) held in Singapore in February 2015.
Endeavor Air operates 150 regional jets on 850 daily flights to more than 100 cities in the United States and Canada.
At the end of the process, candidates selected to benefit from Endeavor's programme will be granted the opportunity to unleash their potential, as they will benefit from an unrivalled network of seasoned business leaders, who will be offering them the key skills they need for entrepreneurial success namely mentorship, networking opportunities, inspiration for business ideas, and strategic advice for their ventures.
Endeavor has proven itself to be highly effective at unleashing the power of the entrepreneurial spirit in these markets." As per the deal, E&Y will be making available a bespoke course entitled "finance for exceptional enterprises" to all Endeavor entrepreneurs.
It is great to get this confirmation from Endeavor that validates our efforts as well, and we are honored to be recognized in this way".
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