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wish

noun [C] (WANT)    /wɪʃ/
B2 a feeling of wanting something: [+ to infinitive] Did he express any wish to see me? In accordance with his wishes (= what he wanted ), he was buried next to his wife . They've deliberately gone against my wishes and sold the apartment . [+ that] It was grandpa's greatest wish that one of his grandchildren would become a doctor .Feelings of desire
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