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excitement

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪkˈsaɪt.mənt/ us  
B1 a feeling of being excited, or an exciting event: Robin's heart was pounding with excitement. If you want excitement, you should try parachuting. the excitements of the previous day
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in Korean 즐거움…
in Arabic إثارَة, حَماس…
in Portuguese agitação, emoção…
in Catalan emoció, entusiasme…
in Japanese 興奮…
in Italian eccitazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激動,興奮, 令人興奮的事情…
in Russian возбуждение, волнение…
in Turkish heyecan, coşku…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激动,兴奋, 令人兴奋的事情…
in Polish podniecenie, ekscytacja…
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