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content

adjective [after verb] uk   /kənˈtent/ us  
B2 pleased with your situation and not hoping for change or improvement: He seems fairly content with (his) life. [+ to infinitive] They're content to socialize with a very small circle of people.Satisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance
contentment
noun [U] uk   /-mənt/ (also content) us  
His face wore a look of pure contentment.Satisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance

content

noun uk   /ˈkɒn.tent/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/

content noun (SUBJECT)

contents [plural] B2 the list of articles or parts contained in a magazine or book, with the number of the page they begin onBooks and parts of books B2 [S or U] the ideas that are contained in a piece of writing, a speech, or a film: It's a very stylish and beautiful film, but it lacks content. We've discussed the unusual form of the book - now, what about the content?Ideas, concepts and theories

content noun (AMOUNT)

contents [plural] B1 everything that is contained within something: The contents of his bag spilled all over the floor. He hardly needed to open the letter because he already knew the contents.Including and containingComprising and consisting of C2 [S] the amount of a particular substance contained in something: Chocolate has a high fat content.General words for size and amount

content

verb [T] uk   /kənˈtent/ us  
to make someone feel happy and satisfied: You're quite easily contented, aren't you? My explanation seemed to content him.Causing pleasure
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