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craic

noun [U] uk ( also crack)   /kræk/ Irish English us  
enjoyable time spent with other people, especially when the conversation is entertaining and funny: The boys went driving round the town just for the craic.
Translations of “craic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 愉快時光, (尤指)令人快樂的交談…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愉快时光, (尤指)令人快乐的交谈…
(Definition of craic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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