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English definition of “joy”

joy

noun [U] (SUCCESS)    /dʒɔɪ/ UK informal
success , action , or help : [+ -ing verb] Did you have any joy find ing that book you wanted ? We tried asking local libraries for information , but got no joy from any of them.Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailures
(Definition of joy noun (SUCCESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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