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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 finding 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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