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blessing

noun
 
 
/ˈblesɪŋ/
LUCK [C] something that is lucky or makes you happy: It is a blessing that no one was hurt.Good luck and bad luck
APPROVAL [U] approval that someone gives to a plan or action: Mr Newton has given his blessing for the plan.Approving and approvalAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantly
RELIGION [C, U] protection or help from God, or a prayer to ask for thisReligious practices
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