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relaxation

noun uk   us   /ˌriː.lækˈseɪ.ʃən/

relaxation noun (FEELING)

B1 [U] the feeling of being relaxed: I go fishing for relaxation. [C] a pleasant activity that makes you become calm and less worried: Yoga is one of my favourite relaxations.
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relaxation noun (RULE)

[U] the act of making rules or the control of something less severe: I cannot allow any relaxation in/of the rules.
Translations of “relaxation”
in Korean 휴식…
in Arabic استِرخاء…
in Portuguese relaxamento…
in Catalan relaxació…
in Japanese くつろぎ, リラクゼーション…
in Italian rilassamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感覺, 放鬆, 鬆弛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感觉, 放松, 松弛…
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