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English definition of “indulge”

indulge

verb uk   /ɪnˈdʌldʒ/ us  
C2 [I or T] to allow yourself or another person to have something enjoyable, especially more than is good for you: The soccer fans indulged their patriotism, waving flags and singing songs. I love champagne but I don't often indulge myself. We took a deliberate decision to indulge in a little nostalgia.Treating someone well [T] to give someone anything they want and not to mind if they behave badly: My aunt indulges the children dreadfully.Treating someone well
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