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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gump·tion /ˈgʌm(p)ʃən/
 進取心;氣概;元氣;才力

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gump·tion n.
 1. Capacity; shrewdness; common sense. [Colloq.]
    One does not have gumption till one has been properly cheated.   --Lord Lytton.
 2. Paint. (a) The art of preparing colors. --Sir W. Scott.
 (b) Megilp. --Fairholt.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gumption
      n 1: sound practical judgment; "I can't see the sense in doing it
           now"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green
           apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run
           away" [syn: common sense, good sense, horse sense,
            sense, mother wit]
      2: fortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try
         it" [syn: backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand]