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Definición de “delight” en inglés

delight

noun [C or U] uk   /dɪˈlaɪt/ us  
B2 (something or someone that gives) great pleasure, satisfaction, or happiness: My sister's little boy is a real delight. I read your letter with great delight. The children squealed in delight when they saw all the presents under the Christmas tree. He seems to take great delight in (= enjoys) teasing his sister. the delights of sth the pleasures of something: We're just discovering the delights of being retired.

delight

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈlaɪt/ us  
to give someone great pleasure or satisfaction: Peter's success at college delighted his family.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of delight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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