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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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Established in 1997, Endeavor is a non-profit organization that supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets.
The 282 patients in the Endeavor arm had an in-segment late loss of 0.
Canada has been an important market to Endeavor for a number of years.
Throughout the Summit, many participants also spent time at the "Endeavor Lounge," a prominent pavilion showcasing Endeavor and Endeavor Entrepreneurs--many of whom gave presentations.
Both Kauffman Fellows and Endeavor Entrepreneurs are now critical human components to the innovation and entrepreneurial engines of the global economy," asserts Jason Green, a founder of Emergence Capital Partners, who serves on Endeavor's Global Board and is a member of the Charter Class of Kauffman Fellows.
Endeavor Entrepreneurs throughout Latin America, Egypt, Jordan, South Africa and Turkey have created 100,000 new jobs and generate over $3 billion in annual revenues.
As of 2008, Endeavor Entrepreneurs throughout Latin America, Egypt, India, Jordan, South Africa and Turkey have created 98,000 new jobs and generated over $3.
For more information about Endeavor Entrepreneurs attending, please contact elmira.
Historically, High-Impact Entrepreneurs in emerging markets have overcome considerable cultural and economic barriers to scale their innovative businesses," says Endeavor Co-Founder & CEO Linda Rottenberg.
This is not only high impact, but it is the best path to sustainable economic development" says Endeavor Global Board of Director's Chairman and Warner Music Chairman & CEO Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
NEW DELHI, India -- Endeavor invited six High-Impact Entrepreneurs from four companies spanning Egypt, India, South Africa and Turkey to join its network at an International Selection Panel in New Delhi, India.
NEW DELHI -- Endeavor will host its inaugural high-impact entrepreneurship event in New Delhi this week, from March 6-7.
NEW YORK -- Endeavor will honor News Corps Chairman & CEO Rupert Murdoch as Entrepreneur of the Year at its annual gala this Thursday, November 13 in New York.
NEW YORK -- Endeavor, the leading non-profit supporting high-impact entrepreneurs, announced today that it has received a commitment of up to $10 million from Omidyar Network to support its work in emerging markets worldwide.