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breeze

noun  /briz/ us  

breeze noun (WIND)

[C] a light wind: He sat in the sun, enjoying the gentle sea breeze.

breeze noun (SOMETHING EASY)

[C usually sing] infml something that is easy to do: The entrance exam turned out to be a breeze.

breeze

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /briz/ infml us  

breeze verb [I always + adv/prep] (WALK)

to walk somewhere quickly and confidently: Twenty minutes into the lecture she just breezed in and took a seat in the front row.

breeze verb [I always + adv/prep] (DO EASILY)

to achieve something easily: She breezed to victories in the 100 and 200 meters. He breezed through four years of Latin.
Translations of “breeze”
in Korean 산들바람…
in Arabic نَسيم…
in French brise…
in Turkish esinti, meltem…
in Italian brezza, venticello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風, 和風,微風…
in Russian ветерок…
in Polish wietrzyk…
in Spanish brisa…
in Portuguese brisa…
in German die Brise…
in Catalan brisa…
in Japanese そよ風…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风, 和风,微风…
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