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Definition of valor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

valor

 noun
(valour) noun
NAmE//ˈvælər//
 
[uncountable] (literary)
 
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great courage, especially in war synonym bravery
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NAmE//ˈvælərəs//
 
adjective
Idioms
discretion is the better part of valor (saying)
 
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2you should avoid danger and not take unnecessary risks