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"delighted" in British English

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delightedadjective

uk   /dɪˈlaɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
B1 very ​pleased: a delighted ​audience Pat was delighted with her new ​house. I was delighted at/byyournews. [+ 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   us   /-li/
(Definition of delighted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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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