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verb [T] uk   us   /ɪnˈdʒɔɪ/

enjoy verb [T] (PLEASURE)

A1 to get pleasure from something: I really enjoyed that movie/book/concert/party/meal. [+ -ing verb] I want to travel because I enjoy meeting people and seeing new places.enjoy yourself
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A2 to get pleasure from the situation that you are in: I don't think Marie is enjoying herself very much at school. Come on, why aren't you dancing? Enjoy yourselves!
enjoy! informal something you say to someone when you have given that person something and you want them to enjoy it: Here are your drinks. Enjoy!
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enjoy verb [T] (GOOD THING)

C2 to have something good or lucky: Even though he's 86, he enjoys excellent health.
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