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pleasure

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈpleʒ.ər/ us    //
B1 enjoyment, happiness, or satisfaction, or something that gives this: His visits gave his grandparents such pleasure. Why do so many boys take pleasure in torturing insects and small animals? [+ to infinitive] It was such a pleasure to meet you. He wrote an article on the pleasures and pains of camping. Smoking is one of my few pleasures.
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