Meaning of “paradise” in the English Dictionary

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"paradise" in British English

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paradisenoun [ C usually singular, U ]

uk /ˈpær.ə.daɪs/ us /ˈper.ə.daɪs/

C1 a place or condition of great happiness where everything is exactly as you would like it to be:

a tropical paradise
His idea of paradise is to spend the day lying on the beach.
This mall is a shopper's paradise.
Paradise

Heaven:

They believe they'll go to Paradise after they die.

the garden of Eden (= the place where Adam and Eve lived, in the Bible story)

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

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paradisenoun [ U ]

us /ˈpær·əˌdɑɪs, -ˌdɑɪz/

a place or condition of great happiness where everything is exactly as you would like it to be:

His idea of paradise is to spend the day sailing.
infml This place is a shopper’s/children’s/pickpocket’s paradise (= a place where the conditions are exactly right for them).

Paradise is another word for heaven.

(Definition of “paradise” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)