Meaning of “pleased” in the English Dictionary

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"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 with your work this term.
I'm pleased to hear you're feeling better.
be pleased to do sth

to be very willing to do something:

The personnel manager will be pleased to advise you.
I'm only too (= very) pleased to help.

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(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)

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