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"solace" in British English

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solacenoun [S or U]

uk   /ˈsɒl.ɪs/  us   /ˈsɑː.lɪs/ literary
help and ​comfort when you are ​feelingsad or ​worried: When his ​wifeleft him, he found solace in the ​bottle (= ​drankalcohol). Music was a ​great solace to me.

solaceverb [T]

uk   /ˈsɒl.ɪs/  us   /ˈsɑː.lɪs/ literary
to give ​help and ​comfort to someone when they are ​feelingsad or ​worried
(Definition of solace from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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solacenoun [U]

 us   /ˈsɑl·əs/
help and ​comfort when you are ​feelingsad or ​worried: She ​found solace in her ​memories of her ​grandmother.
(Definition of solace from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “solace”
in Chinese (Simplified) 安慰,抚慰,慰藉…
in Turkish avuntu, teselli…
in Russian утешение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安慰,撫慰,慰藉…
in Polish pocieszenie, ukojenie…
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