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English definition of “thank you”

thank you

exclamation
 
 
A1 used to tell someone that you are grateful because they have given you something or done something for you: Thank you very much for the birthday card. "Here's the money I promised you." "Thank you."Relieved and thankfulAnswering and responding
thank you/no, thank you A2 used to accept or refuse someone's offer: "Would you like something to eat?" "No, thank you."Answering and responding
(Definition of thank you exclamation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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