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goodwill

noun [U] uk   /ɡʊdˈwɪl/ us  
friendly and helpful feelings: The school has to rely on the goodwill of the parents to help it raise money. Releasing the hostages has been seen as a gesture of goodwill/a goodwill gesture. part of a company's value that includes things that cannot be directly measured, for example, its good reputation or its customers' loyalty: The company's assets are worth £200 million, plus goodwill.
Translations of “goodwill”
in Chinese (Traditional) 善意,友善,友好,親善…
in Russian доброжелательность, добрая воля…
in Turkish iyi niyet, hoşgörü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 善意,友善,友好,亲善…
in Polish dobra wola…
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