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magnanimousadjective

uk   /mæɡˈnæn.ɪ.məs/  us   /mæɡˈnæn.ə.məs/ formal
very kind and generous towards an enemy or someone you have defeated: The team's manager was magnanimous in victory, and praised the losing team.
magnanimity
noun [U] uk   /ˌmæɡ.nəˈnɪm.ə.ti/  us   /ˌmæɡ.nəˈnɪm.ə.t̬i/
magnanimously
adverb uk   /mæɡˈnæn.ɪ.məs.li/  us   /mæɡˈnæn.ə.məs.li/
"The best man won," he said, magnanimously conceding defeat.
(Definition of magnanimous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"magnanimous" in American English

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magnanimousadjective

 us   /mæɡˈnæn·ə·məs/
generous and kind, esp. toward a competitor or enemy: The Yankeesmanager was magnanimous in defeat, praising Seattle for its fine play.
(Definition of magnanimous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “magnanimous”
in Spanish magnánimo…
in Vietnamese hào hiệp…
in Malaysian baik hati…
in Thai ใจบุญ…
in French magnanime…
in German großmütig…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对敌人或失败者)宽宏大量的,大度的…
in Indonesian mulia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對敵人或失敗者)寬宏大量的,大度的…
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