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gratitude

noun [U] uk   /ˈɡræt.ɪ.tjuːd/ us    /ˈɡræt̬.ə.tuːd/ ( also gratefulness )
the feeling or quality of being grateful: deep/eternal gratitude She sent them a present to show/express her gratitude. Take this as a token of my gratitude for all your help.
Translations of “gratitude”
in Korean 감사…
in Arabic اِمْتِنان…
in French gratitude…
in Turkish şükran, iyilik bilme, minnettarlık…
in Italian gratitudine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感激之情, 感謝…
in Russian благодарность…
in Polish wdzięczność…
in Spanish gratitud…
in Portuguese gratidão…
in German die Dankbarkeit…
in Catalan agraïment…
in Japanese 感謝, 感謝の気持ち…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感激之情, 感谢…
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