marvel Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “marvel” in the English Dictionary

"marvel" in British English

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marvelverb [I]

uk   /ˈmɑː.vəl/  us   /ˈmɑːr-/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to show or ​experiencegreatsurprise or ​admiration: We ​paused to marvel at the ​view. [+ that] I often marvel thathumans can ​treat each other so ​badly. [+ speech] "Just ​look at that ​waterfall! Isn't it ​amazing?" she marvelled.

marvelnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɑː.vəl/  us   /ˈmɑːr-/
a thing or ​person that is very ​surprising or ​causes a lot of ​admiration: This ​miniaturephone is the ​latesttechnological marvel from Japan. It's a marvel (to me) how they've ​managed to ​build the ​tunnel so ​quickly.
(Definition of marvel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"marvel" in American English

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marvelverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈmɑr·vəl/
to show or ​experiencegreatsurprise or ​admiration: Tourists marvel at the ​panoramicview. I marvel at her ​patience with the ​children.

marvelnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɑr·vəl/
a ​person or thing that is very ​surprising or ​admirable: This ​gadget is a ​technological marvel.
(Definition of marvel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “marvel”
in Spanish maravilla, prodigio…
in Vietnamese điều kỳ diệu…
in Malaysian keajaiban…
in Thai สิ่งที่น่าพิศวง…
in French merveille…
in German das Wunder…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对…)感到惊奇,惊叹…
in Turkish şaşırtıcı, harika, mucize…
in Russian чудо…
in Indonesian keajaiban…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對…)感到驚奇,驚歎…
in Polish cud…
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