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pleasurenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈpleʒ.ər/ us   /ˈpleʒ.ɚ/
B1 enjoyment, happiness, or satisfaction, or something that gives this: His visits gave his grandparents such pleasure. Why do so many boys take pleasure in torturing insects and small animals? [+ to infinitive] It was such a pleasure to meet you. He wrote an article on the pleasures and pains of camping. Coffee is one of my few pleasures.

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pleasurenoun [C/U]

us   /ˈpleʒ·ər/
a feeling of enjoyment or satisfaction, or something that produces this feeling: [U] The boy’s visits gave his grandparents a great deal of pleasure. [C usually sing] It’s always a pleasure to see you.
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