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desire

noun
 
 
/dɪˈzaɪər/
WISH [C, U] B2 a strong feeling that you want something: [+ to do sth] I have no desire to have children. There is a strong desire for peace among the people.Goals and purposesFeelings of desire
SEX [U] a strong feeling of being sexually attracted to someoneSexual attractionAttractive
Translations of “desire”
in Korean 갈망…
in Arabic رَغْبة…
in French désir…
in Turkish emel, istek, arzu…
in Italian desiderio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渴望, 慾望,渴望,願望…
in Russian (сильное) желание, вожделение…
in Polish pragnienie, pożądanie…
in Spanish deseo…
in Portuguese desejo…
in German das Verlangen…
in Catalan desig…
in Japanese (強い)願望…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渴望, 欲望,渴望,愿望…
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