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Meaning of “pleased” in the English Dictionary

"pleased" in British English

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pleasedadjective

uk   /pliːzd/  us   /pliːzd/
A2 happy or ​satisfied: a pleased ​expression/​smile Are you pleased about John's ​promotion? We're so pleased that you're ​able to come to the ​wedding. I'm really pleased withyourwork this ​term. I'm pleased tohear you're ​feelingbetter.
be pleased to do sth
to be very ​willing to do something: The ​personnelmanager will be pleased to ​advise you. I'm only too (= very) pleased to ​help.

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  • "I'm so pleased to ​see you, " he ​beamed .
  • I couldn't ​helpsmiling when I ​thought of how pleased she was going to be.
  • To ​tell you the ​truth I'm ​quite pleased he's not coming.
  • You could ​tell from her ​voice that she wasn't pleased.
  • I'm pleased to say that I'm now the ​proudowner of a new ​car!
(Definition of pleased from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pleased" in American English

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pleasedadjective

 us   /plizd/
happy or ​satisfied: a pleased ​expression Mom was not pleased when she ​saw my ​grades.
(I’m) pleased to meet you
A ​person may say (I’m) pleased to ​meet you as a ​polite way of ​greeting someone when they ​meet for the first ​time.
(Definition of pleased from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pleased”
in Arabic مَسْرور, سَعيد…
in Korean 기쁜, 만족스러운…
in Portuguese contente, satisfeito…
in Catalan content, satisfet…
in Japanese 喜んでいる, 満足している…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开心的, 满意的…
in Turkish mutlu, memnun, mesut…
in Russian довольный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開心的, 滿意的…
in Italian contento, soddisfatto…
in Polish zadowolony…
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