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English definition of “enjoy”

enjoy

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪnˈdʒɔɪ/
LIKE A1 If you enjoy something, it gives you pleasure: I hope you enjoy your meal. [+ doing sth] I really enjoyed being with him.Taking pleasure in something
enjoy yourself A2 to get pleasure from something that you are doing: Everyone eventually relaxed and began to enjoy themselves.Taking pleasure in something
GOOD SITUATION formal to have or experience something good such as success: His play enjoyed great success on Broadway.Experiencing and suffering
(Definition of enjoy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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