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"delighted" in British English

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delightedadjective

uk   /dɪˈlaɪ.tɪd/  us   /dɪˈlaɪ.t̬ɪd/
B1 very pleased: a delighted audience Pat was delighted with her new house. I was delighted at/by your news. [+ that] I'm absolutely delighted that you can come. [+ to infinitive] We'd be delighted to come to dinner on Friday.

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delightedly
adverb uk   /dɪˈlaɪ.tɪd.li/  us   /dɪˈlaɪ.t̬ɪd.li/
(Definition of delighted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"delighted" in American English

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delightedadjective

 us   /dɪˈlɑɪ·t̬ɪd/
very pleased: a delighted expression [+ to infinitive] I’m delighted to meet you.
(Definition of delighted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “delighted”
in Arabic سَعيد, مَسْرور…
in Korean 아주 즐거워 하는…
in Portuguese encantado, satisfeitíssimo…
in Catalan encantat…
in Japanese 喜んで…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高兴的,快乐的…
in Turkish memnun, sevinçli, keyifli…
in Russian довольный, радостный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高興的,快樂的…
in Italian felicissimo…
in Polish zachwycony…
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“delighted” in British English

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