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paradise

noun [C usually singular, U] uk   /ˈpær.ə.daɪs/ us    /ˈper-/
C1 a place or condition of great happiness where everything is exactly as you would like it to be: a tropical paradise His idea of paradise is to spend the day lying on the beach. This mall is a shopper's paradise.Paradise Heaven: They believe they'll go to Paradise after they die. the garden of Eden (= the place where Adam and Eve lived, in the Bible story)
Translations of “paradise”
in Korean 천국, 낙원…
in Arabic فِرْدَوْس, مَكان رائع…
in French paradis…
in Turkish cennet, cennet misali yer/mekan, rahat…
in Italian paradiso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天堂,樂園…
in Russian рай, блаженство…
in Polish raj…
in Spanish paraíso…
in Portuguese paraíso…
in German das Paradies…
in Catalan paradís…
in Japanese 天国, 極楽, 理想的な場所や状況…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天堂,乐园…
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