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grateful

adjective uk   /ˈɡreɪt.fəl/ us  
B1 showing or expressing thanks, especially to another person: I'm so grateful (to you) for all that you've done. If you could get that report finished by Thursday I'd be very grateful. After the earthquake we felt grateful to be alive. I'm just grateful that I'm not still working for him. formal I would be most grateful if you would send me the book immediately.
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She smiled at me gratefully.
Translations of “grateful”
in Korean 감사하는…
in Arabic مُمْتَنّ…
in French reconnaissant…
in Turkish minnettar, müteşekkir, şükran duyan…
in Italian grato…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指對其他人)感激的,表示感謝的…
in Russian благодарный…
in Polish wdzięczny…
in Spanish agradecido…
in Portuguese grato, agradecido, reconhecido…
in German dankbar…
in Catalan agraït…
in Japanese 感謝している…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指对其他人)感激的,表示感谢的…
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