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elation

noun [U] uk   us   /ɪˈleɪ.ʃən/
a state of extreme happiness or excitement: There's a sense of elation at having completed a race of such length.
Translations of “elation”
in Korean 행복함, 신남…
in Arabic ابتِهاج…
in Portuguese euforia, alvoroço…
in Catalan eufòria…
in Japanese 大得意, 意気揚々…
in Italian euforia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 興高采烈, 喜氣洋洋, 歡欣鼓舞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兴高采烈, 喜气洋洋, 欢欣鼓舞…
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