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uk   /əˈmeɪzd/  us   /əˈmeɪzd/
B1 extremelysurprised: She was amazed at how ​calm she ​felt after the ​accident. I was absolutely amazed when I ​heard he'd been ​promoted. [+ to infinitive] Mr Graham was amazed tofind 46 ​ancientgoldcoins inside the ​pot. I was amazed to ​hear that Chris had ​won first ​prize. We were amazed to ​discover that we'd been at ​school together. [+ (that)] I'm amazed (that) she didn't ​complain.

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(Definition of amazed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amazed”
in Arabic مَذْهول…
in Korean 놀란…
in Portuguese admirado, assombrado…
in Catalan sorprès…
in Japanese びっくりした, 仰天した…
in Chinese (Simplified) 十分惊奇的,惊愕的…
in Turkish şaşırmış, hayretler içinde kalmış…
in Russian изумленный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十分驚奇的,驚愕的…
in Italian meravigliato, stupito…
in Polish zdumiony…
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