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English definition of “thankful”

thankful

adjective     /ˈθæŋk.fəl/
C1 pleased or grateful for something: [+ that] I was thankful that the meeting didn't last long , because I had a train to catch .Relieved and thankful Grammar:or ?We use grateful to talk about how we feel when someone is kind to us or does us a favour: thankfulness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Relieved and thankful
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