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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 Arabic وَقْت الفَراغ…
in Korean 여가…
in Malaysian masa lapang…
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 Vietnamese thời gian rỗi…
in Spanish ocio, tiempo libre…
in Portuguese lazer…
in Thai เวลาว่าง…
in German die Freizeit…
in Catalan lleure…
in Japanese 自由時間…
in Indonesian waktu senggang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空闲,闲暇,休闲…
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