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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 Arabic رَغْبة…
in Korean 갈망…
in Malaysian hasrat…
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 Vietnamese sự khao khát…
in Spanish deseo…
in Portuguese desejo…
in Thai ความปรารถนา…
in German das Verlangen…
in Catalan desig…
in Japanese (強い)願望…
in Indonesian keinginan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渴望, 欲望,渴望,愿望…
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