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noun [C/U]  us   /dɪˈlɑɪt/
great pleasure, satisfaction, or happiness, or something or someone that gives this: [C] My sister’s little boy is a real delight. [U] His music teacher expressed delight with his performance.


verb [T]  us   /dɪˈlɑɪt/
to give someone great pleasure or satisfaction: The songs of countrypeople and of sailors delight me. Peter’s success at college delighted his family.
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