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Meaning of “thank” in the English Dictionary

"thank" in British English

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thankverb [T]

uk   us   /θæŋk/
A2 to ​express to someone that you are ​pleased about or are ​grateful for something that they have done: He thanked me for taking him ​home.

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

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thankverb [T]

 us   /θæŋk/
to ​expressappreciation to someone for something the ​person has done: Don’t thank me, thank my ​father – he ​paid for it. disapproving If you thank someone for something ​bad, you ​mean that the ​person is ​responsible for it: You can thank ​John for this ​disaster.
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(Definition of thank from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thank”
in Korean 감사를 표하다…
in Arabic يَشْكُر…
in Malaysian mengucapkan terima kasih kpd…
in French remercier…
in Russian благодарить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感謝,謝謝…
in Italian ringraziare…
in Turkish teşekkür etmek…
in Polish dziękować…
in Spanish agradecer…
in Vietnamese cảm ơn…
in Portuguese agradecer…
in Thai แสดงการขอบคุณ…
in German danken…
in Catalan agrair…
in Japanese ~に感謝する, 礼を言う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感谢,谢谢…
in Indonesian berterima kasih…
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