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fantasy

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈfæn.tə.si/
B2 a pleasant situation that you enjoy thinking about but is unlikely to happen, or the activity of imagining things like this: Steve's favourite fantasy was to own a big house and a flashy car. sexual fantasies She retreated into a fantasy world, where she could be anything she wanted. a story or type of literature that describes situations that are very different from real life, usually involving magic: His preferred reading was horror stories and fantasy.
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Translations of “fantasy”
in Arabic خَيال…
in Korean 환상…
in Malaysian fantasi…
in French (de) fantaisie…
in Turkish fantazi, hayal ürünü şey, rüya…
in Italian fantasia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幻想, 想像…
in Russian фантазия…
in Polish fantazja…
in Vietnamese hình ảnh tưởng tượng…
in Spanish fantasía…
in Portuguese fantasia…
in Thai การจินตนาการ…
in German die Phantasie, Phantasie-…, auch Fantasy als Genre…
in Catalan somni…
in Japanese 夢想…
in Indonesian khayalan, fantasi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幻想, 想象…
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