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leisure

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈleʒər/ US  /ˈliːʒər/
B1 the time when you are not working: leisure activities Try to spend your leisure time doing activities you really enjoy.Pastimes - general words
at your leisure If you do something at your leisure, you do it when you have the time: Take it home and read it at your leisure.Calm and relaxed
Translations of “leisure”
in Korean 여가…
in Arabic وَقْت الفَراغ…
in French loisir…
in Turkish boş vakit…
in Italian tempo libero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空閒,閒暇,休閒…
in Russian досуг, свободное время…
in Polish czas wolny, rekreacja…
in Spanish ocio, tiempo libre…
in Portuguese lazer…
in German die Freizeit…
in Catalan lleure…
in Japanese 自由時間…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空闲,闲暇,休闲…
(Definition of leisure from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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