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"thanks" in British English

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thanksexclamation

uk   /θæŋks/ us   /θæŋks/ informal

thanksnoun [plural]

uk   /θæŋks/ us   /θæŋks/
B2 words or actions that show you are grateful or pleased about something: They expressed their thanks to the organizers. He wrote a letter of thanks to the hospital. Let us give thanks to God.

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

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thanksplural noun

us   /θæŋks/
appreciation and pleasure because of something that has been done for you: I want to offer a word of thanks to all those who helped.
thanks to
Thanks to means because of: Thanks to Sandy, I found this great apartment.
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Translations of “thanks”
in Arabic شُكْرًا…
in Korean 고맙습니다…
in Portuguese obrigado…
in Catalan gràcies…
in Japanese ありがとう…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谢谢你…
in Turkish Teşekkürler!'…
in Russian спасибо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謝謝你…
in Italian grazie…
in Polish dzięki, dziękuję…
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“thanks” in British English

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