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English definition of “indulge”

indulge

verb     /ɪnˈdʌldʒ/
C2 [I or T] to allow yourself or another person to have something enjoyable , especially more than is good for you: The soccer fans indulged their patriotism , waving flags and singing songs . I love champagne but I don't often indulge my self . We took a deliberate decision to indulge in a little nostalgia .Treating someone well [T] to give someone anything they want and not to mind if they behave badly : My aunt indulges the children dreadfully .Treating someone well
(Definition of indulge verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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