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desire

noun [C/U]  /dɪˈzɑɪər/ us  
a strong feeling of wanting something, or something you want: [U] He claims to have no desire for wealth. [C] She expressed a desire to speak with her attorney. [C] Teenagers often have a burning desire to look older. [C] My desires in life are few.

desire

verb [T]  /dɪˈzɑɪər/ us  
to want something strongly: They don’t really seem to desire change.
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