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English definition of “wish”

wish

noun [C]
 
 
/wɪʃ/
WANT B2 what you want to do or what you want to happen: The hospital always tries to respect the wishes of its patients. I have no wish to travel the world.Feelings of desire
SECRET something that you say secretly to yourself about what you want to have or happen: She closed her eyes and made a wish.Feelings of desire
best wishes A2 something you say or write at the end of a letter, to show that you hope someone is happy and has good luck: Please give her my best wishes when you see her.Written greetingsLetters, notes and cards
(Definition of wish noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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