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optimistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒp.tɪ.mɪst/  us   /ˈɑːp.tə-/
C1 someone who always ​believes that good things will ​happen: She's a born optimist (= someone who has always been ​optimistic).
(Definition of optimist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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optimistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɒptɪmɪst/
someone who ​feels that good things are more likely to ​happen than ​bad things: He ​takes an optimist's view of the ​recession.
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adjective
She's optimistic about the ​prospects for ​growth.
(Definition of optimist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “optimist”
in Arabic مُتَفائل…
in Korean 낙천주의자…
in Portuguese pessoa otimista…
in Catalan optimista…
in Japanese 楽観主義者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乐观主义者,乐天派…
in Turkish iyimser…
in Russian оптимист…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樂觀主義者,樂天派…
in Italian ottimista…
in Polish optymist-a/ka…
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