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Basically, a manager is a father figure to 20 or 25 blokes. It's about trying to get the best out of them and creating team spirit.
Alan Shearer

Meaning of "team spirit" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TEAM SPIRIT

team spirit play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TEAM SPIRIT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Team spirit is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TEAM SPIRIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Morale

Morale (also known as esprit de corps (French pronunciation: ​)) is the capacity of a group's members to maintain belief in an institution or goal, particularly in the face of opposition or hardship. Morale is often referenced by authority figures as a generic value judgment of the willpower, obedience, and self-discipline of a group tasked with performing duties assigned by a superior. According to Alexander H. Leighton, "morale is the capacity of a group of people to pull together persistently and consistently in pursuit of a common purpose".

Definition of team spirit in the English dictionary

The definition of team spirit in the dictionary is willingness to cooperate as part of a team.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TEAM SPIRIT

teak
teakettle
teal
tealike
team
team captain
team games
team leader
team member
team player
team sport
team teaching
team-mate
teamer
teamster
teamwise
teamwork
teapot
teapoy
tear

WORDS THAT END LIKE TEAM SPIRIT

community spirit
dispirit
evil spirit
familiar spirit
fighting spirit
free spirit
holiday spirit
Holy Spirit
inspirit
kindred spirit
party spirit
pioneer spirit
pioneering spirit
public spirit
rectified spirit
restless spirit
spirit
the Spirit
Universal Spirit
white spirit
wood spirit

Synonyms and antonyms of team spirit in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «team spirit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TEAM SPIRIT

Find out the translation of team spirit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of team spirit from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «team spirit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

团队合作精神
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

espíritu de equipo
570 millions of speakers

English

team spirit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टीम भावना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

روح الفريق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

командный дух
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espírito de equipe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দলের তেজস্বীতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

l´esprit d´équipe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

semangat berpasukan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Teamgeist
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チームスピリット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

팀 정신
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Semangat tim
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tinh thần đồng đội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூட்டு முயற்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संघभावना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

takım ruhu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spirito di squadra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

duch zespołowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

командний дух
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spirit de echipa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

το ομαδικό πνεύμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spangees
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

laganda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lagånd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of team spirit

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TEAM SPIRIT»

The term «team spirit» is quite widely used and occupies the 33.385 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TEAM SPIRIT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «team spirit» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «team spirit» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about team spirit

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6 QUOTES WITH «TEAM SPIRIT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word team spirit.
1
Cheryl Cole
Team spirit spurs me on. I've always found it easier to be strong for other people than for myself.
2
David Gallagher
I wish I could go to the school where my close friends go, but I obviously can't. The good thing is, they're really good about inviting me to all the football games and all that stuff. So I end up having an adopted team spirit for a school I don't go to.
3
Paul Gascoigne
I like to help create team spirit in the dressing room. I feel that I've got loads of love to give.
4
Robbie Keane
We have a great sense of togetherness. It is our team spirit that has taken us to this World Cup.
5
Saul Perlmutter
As a scientist, you feel a sense of team spirit for your country but you also have a sense of team spirit for the international community.
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Alan Shearer
Basically, a manager is a father figure to 20 or 25 blokes. It's about trying to get the best out of them and creating team spirit.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TEAM SPIRIT»

Discover the use of team spirit in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to team spirit and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Building Team Spirit: Activities for Inspiring and ...
The activities in Building Team Spirit are for facilitators who want to: Build team morale by fostering interconnectedness; Resolve conflict through forthright communication; Provide constructive feedback; Clarify team roles and goals; ...
Barry Heermann, 1997
2
The big book of team building games: trust-building ...
Offers seventy games and activities to build team morale, improve communication, and promote cooperation and harmony
John W. Newstrom, Edward E. Scannell, 1998
3
The Big Book of Team-Motivating Games: Spirit-Building, ...
But this collection of high-energy, play-anywhere games, from bestselling authors and trainers Ed and Mary Scannell, provides you with all the fun, inspiring material you need to build team spirit, communication, and trust among coworkers ...
Mary Scannell, Edward Scannell, 2009
4
Team Spirit
Prim Rosetta and tomboy Chloe, two garden fairies, are teamed together for the Pixie Hollow Games, and although no garden fairy team has ever won the games, the two fairies become determined to win against the storm fairies.
‎2011
5
Team Spirit: Life and Leadership on One of the World's ...
The 2010 winner was 28-year-old Brendan Hall and his crew in Spirit of Australia.
Brendan Hall, 2013
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Team Spirit
Welcome to Chestnut Hill, the boarding school where every girl's favourite subject is riding.
Lauren Brooke, 2012
7
The Green Bay Packers
"Team Spirit Football edition featuring the Green Bay Packers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--Provided by publisher.
Mark Stewart, 2012
8
Advances in Electronic Commerce, Web Application and ...
The so-called team spirit, simply speaking is general situation consciousness, the team spirit and the service spirit centralism manifests. Team spirit's core is the cooperation, what reflected is the unification of individual benefit and the overall ...
David Jin, Sally Lin, 2012
9
Phantom Football: Team Spirit
A gripping tale of soccer and the supernatural from football maestro, Rob Childs, author of bestselling series including: The BIG MATCH series 'All the excitement and fervour the fans expect... a splendid read' BOOKS FOR KEEPS SOCCER MAD ...
Rob Childs, 2012
10
The Washington Redskins
"A revised Team Spirit Football edition featuring the Washington Redskins that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team.
Mark Stewart, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TEAM SPIRIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term team spirit is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Neil Etheridge: Team spirit will drive us to promotion
New recruit Neil Etheridge believes Walsall's outstanding team spirit will drive them on to success this season. Neil Etheridge Press Neil Etheridge after signing ... «expressandstar.com, Jul 15»
2
Wike pumps up Dream Team spirit with N24m pledge
Rivers State Governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has promised players of the U-23 National Team the sum of $100,000 (about N24 million) if they are able to defeat ... «Nigeria Football Federation, Jul 15»
3
Dragon boat festival fills Mooney's Bay with team spirit
Team spirit was rampant throughout the expansive Mooney's Bay Park, to the point where simply watching teams prepare for races and listening to their excited ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jun 15»
4
Monreal hails renewed 'amazing' Arsenal team spirit
Nacho Monreal has revealed that a clique culture at Arsenal is at an end and believes the “amazing” team spirit at the club will drive their title challenge next ... «Goal.com, Jun 15»
5
BRISTOL CITY: 'Superb' team spirit key to our success, says …
ADEN Flint highlights Bristol City's "superb" team spirit as the single biggest factor in their League One promotion and Johnstone's Paint Trophy double-winning ... «Bristol Post, Apr 15»
6
18000+ Students Bring Their Custom-Built Robots and Team Spirit
The four-day FIRST® Championship event came down to a heart-pounding conclusion in front of a roaring crowd of more than 40,000 when four teams from ... «Business Wire, Apr 15»
7
Ashley Young hails Manchester United's "brilliant" team spirit as Red …
"You have got to have good team spirit and we have got that here. ... pulling in the right direction and wanting to perform and do as we well as we can as a team. «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
8
Muhamed Besic: Everton FC team spirit is back - now let's go on a …
Muhamed Besic believes Everton have rediscovered their team spirit after stopping the rot with back-to-back draws. The Blues had been on a torrid four-match ... «Daily Post North Wales, Jan 15»
9
Pablo Zabaleta: Manchester City team spirit is fantastic
Manchester City duo Joe Hart and Pablo Zabaleta hailed a "fantastic'' team performance in their 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace. Despite being forced to take to ... «ESPNFC - Football News and Scores, Dec 14»
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Team spirit is the best, says Preston North End boss
Simon Grayson believes the team spirit and togetherness of his buoyant PNE ... other and if they are not in the team they just want to see the best for the club. «Lancashire Evening Post, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Team spirit [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/team-spirit>. Feb 2024 ».
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