desirous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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desirousadjective [after verb]

uk   /dɪˈzaɪə.rəs/  us   /dəˈzaɪr.əs/ old-fashioned formal
wanting something: The ​duke is desirous ofmeeting you.
(Definition of desirous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “desirous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 想要的,渴望的,有欲望的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 想要的,渴望的,有慾望的…
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