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"blessed" in British English

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blessedadjective

uk   /ˈbles.ɪd/ /blest/ us   /ˈbles.ɪd/ /blest/
us   uk   /ˈbles.ɪd/ /blest/ formal holy: Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth.
us   uk   /ˈbles.ɪd/ literary bringing you happiness, luck, or something you need: blessed peace/rain/silence a blessed relief
be blessed with sth us   uk   /blest/ formal
to be lucky in having a particular thing: Fortunately we were blessed with fine weather. She is blessed with both beauty and brains.
us   uk   /ˈbles.ɪd/ [before noun] informal an expression of anger: Take that blessed cat out!
(Definition of blessed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blessedadjective

us   /ˈbles·ɪd/
holy: a blessed day/life
Blessed also means bringing happiness or comfort: She found the routine of a regular job a blessed relief.
(Definition of blessed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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