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English definition of “dream”

dream

verb (HOPE)    /driːm/ (dreamed or dreamt, dreamed or dreamt)
B1 [I] to imagine something that you would like to happen: I dream of living on a tropical island. [+ that] He never dreamed that one day he would become president.Imagining and conceiving dream on informal used to tell someone that what they are hoping for is not likely to happen or to be true: "Watch. All I have to do is wink at her, and she'll come over here." "Dream on, Dave!"InterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsImpossible and improbable
(Definition of dream verb (HOPE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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