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"leisure" in British English

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leisurenoun [U]

uk   /ˈleʒ.ər/  us   /ˈliː.ʒɚ/
B1 the time when you are not working or doing other duties: leisure activities Most people only have a limited amount of leisure time. The town lacks leisure facilities such as a swimming pool or squash courts.

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(Definition of leisure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"leisure" in American English

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leisurenoun [U]

 us   /ˈli·ʒər, ˈleʒ·ər/
the time when you are free from work or other duties and can relax: She has a limited amount of leisure time.
leisurely
adjective  us   /ˈli·ʒər·li, ˈleʒ·ər-/
a leisurely stroll on the beach
(Definition of leisure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"leisure" in Business English

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leisurenoun [U]

uk   /ˈleʒər/  us   /ˈliːʒər/
COMMERCE activities people do when they are not working, to relax and enjoy themselves: Shares in the leisure sector have not performed so well this year. Hotels, airlines and other firms in the leisure industry may suffer. leisure activities/pursuits a leisure business/company/group a leisure complex/development leisure facilities
at (your) leisure
when you want to and when you have time to: Developments in technology mean we can now do banking transactions at our leisure.
(Definition of leisure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “leisure”
in Korean 여가…
in Arabic وَقْت الفَراغ…
in Malaysian masa lapang…
in French loisir…
in Russian досуг, свободное время…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空閒,閒暇,休閒…
in Italian tempo libero…
in Turkish boş vakit…
in Polish czas wolny, rekreacja…
in Spanish tiempo libre, ocio…
in Vietnamese thời gian rỗi…
in Portuguese lazer…
in Thai เวลาว่าง…
in German die Freizeit…
in Catalan lleure…
in Japanese 自由時間…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空闲,闲暇,休闲…
in Indonesian waktu senggang…
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