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English definition of “want”

want

verb [I/T] (DESIRE)   /wɑnt, wɔnt/
to feel that you would like to have something or would like something to happen: [T] Who wants ice cream? [T] I want the cold weather to end. [I] She wanted to get new shoes. [T] I don’t want him talking about me. [I] I’ve been wanting to thank you for helping me. If you are wanted, someone wishes to see or talk with you: [T] Harry! You’re wanted on the phone.
(Definition of want verb (DESIRE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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