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fun

noun [U] uk   us   /fʌn/

fun noun [U] (PLEASURE)

A1 pleasure, enjoyment, or entertainment: Have fun (= enjoy yourself)! Having fun (= are you enjoying yourself)? I really enjoyed your party - it was such good fun. She's great fun to be with. Mark was ill for most of the holiday so that took all the fun out of it. It's no fun/not much fun (= not enjoyable) having to work on Saturdays. a fun-loving girl "We're going on a picnic at the weekend." "What fun (= how enjoyable)!" The relationship was never going to work, but it was fun while it lasted.for fun (also for the fun of it) B1 for pleasure: I ran but just for fun.make fun of sb/sth B2 to make a joke about someone or something in a way that is not kind: The other children were always making fun of him because he was fat and wore glasses.
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fun noun [U] (GAME/JOKE)

behaviour or activities that are not serious; games or jokes: The children are always full of fun. I didn't mean to upset her - it was just a bit of fun. I didn't mean what I said, it was only in fun (= a joke).
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fun

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /fʌn/
A2 enjoyable: There are lots of fun things to do here.
Translations of “fun”
in Arabic مَرَح…
in Korean 재미…
in Malaysian bergembira…
in French plaisir…
in Turkish eğlence, zevk…
in Italian divertimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快樂, 樂趣, 享受…
in Russian удовольствие, развлечение…
in Polish zabawa…
in Vietnamese sự vui đùa, trò vui…
in Spanish diversión…
in Portuguese prazer, diversão…
in Thai ความสนุกสนาน…
in German der Spaß…
in Catalan diversió…
in Japanese 楽しみ, おもしろいこと…
in Indonesian kesenangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快乐, 乐趣, 享受…
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