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paradise

noun
 
 
/ˈpærədaɪs/
RELIGION [no plural] in some religions, a place where good people go after they dieHeavenLife after death
PERFECT PLACE [C, U] a perfect place or situation: a tropical paradise a shoppers' paradisePlaces and locationsUnpleasant placesPleasure and happiness
Translations of “paradise”
in Korean 천국, 낙원…
in Arabic فِرْدَوْس, مَكان رائع…
in French paradis…
in Turkish cennet, cennet misali yer/mekan, rahat…
in Italian paradiso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天堂,樂園…
in Russian рай, блаженство…
in Polish raj…
in Spanish paraíso…
in Portuguese paraíso…
in German das Paradies…
in Catalan paradís…
in Japanese 天国, 極楽, 理想的な場所や状況…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天堂,乐园…
(Definition of paradise from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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