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excited

adjective uk   /ɪkˈsaɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
A1 feeling very happy and enthusiastic: Are you getting excited about your holiday? An excited crowd waited for the singer to arrive.
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excitedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
B1 She ran excitedly down the hall to greet her cousins.
Translations of “excited”
in Korean 흥분한, 들뜬…
in Arabic مُثير, مُتَحَمِّس…
in Portuguese animado, entusiasmado…
in Catalan emocionat, entusiasmat…
in Japanese 興奮した…
in Italian eccitato, emozionato, agitato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 興奮的, 激動的…
in Russian возбужденный…
in Turkish heyecanlı, heyecanlanmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兴奋的, 激动的…
in Polish podekscytowany, podniecony…
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