For the verb: "to strive"

Simple Past: strove
Past Participle: striven

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
strove /stroʊv/USA pronunciation  v. 

    a pt. of strive.strive

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

strove /strəʊv/ vb
  1. the past tense of strive

strive /straɪv/ vb (strives, striving, strove, striven /ˈstrɪvən/)
  1. (may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to make a great and tenacious effort
  2. (intransitive) to fight; contend
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French estriver, of Germanic origin; related to Middle High German streben to strive, Old Norse strītha to fight

ˈstriver n

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