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temptation

noun [C/U]  us   /tempˈteɪ·ʃən/
the desire to have or do something, esp. something wrong, or something that causes this desire: [U] It’s not easy to resist temptation. [C] Ice cream is always a real temptation for me.
Translations of “temptation”
in Korean 유혹…
in Arabic إغْراء…
in Portuguese tentação…
in Catalan temptació…
in Japanese 誘惑, 衝動…
in Italian tentazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引誘, 誘惑, 很有誘惑力的事物…
in Russian соблазн, искушение…
in Turkish karşıkonulamaz istek, şeytana uyma, tahrik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引诱, 诱惑, 很有诱惑力的事物…
in Polish pokusa…
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