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splendour

noun uk UK ( US splendor)   /ˈsplen.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
C2 [U] great beauty that attracts admiration and attention: They bought a decaying 16th-century manor house and restored it to its original splendour.splendours ( US splendors) [plural] the beautiful features or qualities of a place, etc.: the splendours of Venice
Translations of “splendour”
in Korean 훌륭함…
in Arabic رَوعة, عَظمة…
in Portuguese esplendor…
in Catalan esplendor…
in Japanese (英)壮観, すばらしさ, 見事さ…
in Italian splendore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壯麗, 雄偉, 輝煌…
in Russian великолепие…
in Turkish görkem, ihtişam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 壮丽, 雄伟, 辉煌…
in Polish wspaniałość, splendor…
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