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heaven

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈhevən/
PLACE B2 according to some religions, the place where good people go when they dieHeavenLife after death
PLEASURE informal B2 something very nice that gives you great pleasure: This cake is absolute heaven.Pleasure and happiness
Translations of “heaven”
in Korean 천국, 낙원…
in Arabic الجَنَّة, نَعيم…
in French paradis, ciel…
in Turkish cennet, mutlu eden şey…
in Italian cielo, paradiso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天堂,天國, 極樂…
in Russian рай, небеса, блаженство…
in Polish niebo, raj…
in Spanish cielo, paraíso, gloria…
in Portuguese céu, paraíso…
in German der Himmel…
in Catalan cel, paradís…
in Japanese 天国, 極楽, すばらしいもの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天堂,天国, 极乐…
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