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hobby

noun [C]  us   /ˈhɑb·i/
an activity that you do for pleasure when you are not working: Sonya’s hobbies include traveling, sailing, and reading fiction.
Translations of “hobby”
in Arabic هِواية…
in Korean 취미…
in Malaysian hobi…
in French passe-temps…
in Turkish merak, uğraşı, düşkü…
in Italian hobby…
in Chinese (Traditional) 業餘愛好,嗜好…
in Russian хобби…
in Polish hobby…
in Vietnamese sở thích…
in Spanish pasatiempo…
in Portuguese hobby, atividade de lazer…
in Thai งานอดิเรก…
in German das Hobby…
in Catalan afició…
in Japanese 趣味…
in Indonesian hobi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 业余爱好,嗜好…
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