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wonder

noun
 
 
/ˈwʌndər/
ADMIRATION [U] surprise and admiration: The boys gazed in wonder at the shiny, red Ferrari.Feelings of surprise and amazementShowing respect and admiration
THING [C] something that makes you feel surprise or admiration: [usually plural] the wonders of modern medicineFeelings of surprise and amazementShowing respect and admiration
no wonder B2 used to say that you are not surprised about something: No wonder she failed the test if she didn't do any work.Surprised
it's a wonder (that) used to say that you are surprised about something: It's a wonder he's still alive.Feelings of surprise and amazementInterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of wonder noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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