Translation of "pleasure" - English-Russian dictionary

pleasure

noun uk /ˈpleʒər/ us
HAPPINESS [ U ]

B1 a feeling of happiness or enjoyment

удовольствие
His visits used to give us such pleasure.
She seemed to take pleasure in (= enjoy) humiliating people.
It gives me great pleasure to introduce our next guest.
→ Opposite displeasure
ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE [ C, U ]

B1 an enjoyable activity or experience

наслаждение, удовольствие
Food is one of life's great pleasures.
I once had the pleasure of sharing a taxi with her.
NOT WORK [ U ]

If you do something for pleasure, you do it because you enjoy it and not because it is your job.

удовольствие, развлечение
reading for pleasure
It's a pleasure.; My pleasure.

a polite way of replying to someone who has thanked you

не стоит благодарности!
"Thank you for a wonderful evening." "My pleasure."

(Translation of “pleasure” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)