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English definition of “wonder”

wonder

noun     /ˈwʌn.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
[U] a feeling of great surprise and admiration caused by seeing or experiencing something that is strange and new: The sight of the Grand Canyon stretching out before them filled them with wonder. The boys gazed in wonder at the shiny red Ferrari.Feelings of surprise and amazement [C usually plural] an object that causes a feeling of great surprise and admiration: We spent a week visiting the wonders of Ancient Greek civilization. With all the wonders of modern technology, why has no one come up with a way to make aircraft quieter?Good and excellent things [C] informal an extremely useful or skilful person: Our new babysitter's an absolute wonder - she'll come at very short notice and the children love her.Experts and specialistsSuccessful (things or people)
(Definition of wonder noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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