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luxury

noun uk   /ˈlʌk.ʃər.i/  us   /-ʃɚ-/
B1 [U] great comfort, especially as provided by expensive and beautiful things: to live in luxury a luxury cruise a luxury hotelC1 [C] something expensive that is pleasant to have but is not necessary: luxuries, such as champagne and chocolate I like to buy myself little luxuries from time to time.B2 [S or U] something that gives you a lot of pleasure but cannot be done often: A day off work is such a luxury.
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