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marvel

verb [I] uk   /ˈmɑː.vəl/ us    /ˈmɑːr-/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to show or experience great surprise or admiration: We paused to marvel at the view. [+ that] I often marvel that humans can treat each other so badly. [+ speech] "Just look at that waterfall! Isn't it amazing?" she marvelled.

marvel

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɑː.vəl/ us    /ˈmɑːr-/
a thing or person that is very surprising or causes a lot of admiration: This miniature phone is the latest technological marvel from Japan. It's a marvel (to me) how they've managed to build the tunnel so quickly.
Translations of “marvel”
in Spanish maravilla, prodigio…
in French merveille…
in German das Wunder…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對…)感到驚奇,驚歎…
in Russian чудо…
in Turkish şaşırtıcı, harika, mucize…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对…)感到惊奇,惊叹…
in Polish cud…
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