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feeling

noun
 
 
/ˈfiːlɪŋ/
[C or U] something that you feel with your body or mind: I had a funny feeling in my stomach before my interview. The redundancies created bad feeling between the new manager and the remaining staff.
[C, usually singular] an opinion or thought about something: I have a feeling that they will accept our offer. I get the feeling that staff aren't happy with the pay offer. My gut feeling is that we are launching this product too late.
[S] (also feel) the character of a place or situation: The simple, clean design of the furniture conveys a sophisticated feeling.
(Definition of feeling from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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