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breeze

noun uk   /briːz/ us  

breeze noun (WIND)

B1 [C] a light and pleasant wind: a warm/cool breeze She let the gentle breeze cool her face.

breeze noun (SOMETHING EASY)

[S] informal something that is easy to achieve, often unexpectedly: You won't have any problems with the entrance test - it's an absolute breeze.

breeze

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /briːz/ us  

breeze verb [I usually + adv/prep] (WALK)

to walk somewhere quickly and confidently, without worry or embarrassment: She just breezed in as if she'd only been away a day instead of a year.

breeze verb [I usually + adv/prep] (DO EASILY)

informal to easily complete or win something: She breezed through the song as though she'd been singing it for years.mainly US In 1985 he breezed to victory with 78 percent of the vote.
(Definition of breeze from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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