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enthusiasm

noun uk   /ɪnˈθjuː.zi.æz.əm/  us   /-ˈθuː-/
B2 [U] a feeling of energetic interest in a particular subject or activity and an eagerness to be involved in it: One of the good things about teaching young children is their enthusiasm. After the accident he lost his enthusiasm for the sport. I just can't work up (= start to feel) any enthusiasm for the whole project. [C] a subject or activity that interests you very much: One of his greatest enthusiasms was yoga.
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in Arabic حَماس…
in Korean 열정…
in Malaysian semangat…
in French enthousiasme…
in Turkish coşku, heyecan, heves…
in Italian entusiasmo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大興趣, 熱情, 熱忱…
in Russian энтузиазм…
in Polish entuzjazm…
in Vietnamese sự nhiệt tình…
in Spanish entusiasmo…
in Portuguese entusiasmo…
in Thai ความกระตือรือร้น…
in German die Begeisterung…
in Catalan entusiasme…
in Japanese 熱意…
in Indonesian semangat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大兴趣, 热情, 热忱…
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