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English definition of “luxury”


noun [C/U]    /ˈlʌk·ʃər·i, ˈlʌɡ·ʒər·i/
great comfort , esp . as provided by expensive and beautiful possessions, surroundings , or food , or something enjoyable and often expensive but not necessary : [U] a life of luxury [U] a luxury hotel [C] Having an extra bathroom was at first a luxury, but after we had children it became a necessity . A luxury is also any unusual , enjoyable activity : [C] Sleeping late was a real luxury.
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