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leisure

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈleʒər/ US   /ˈliːʒər/
COMMERCE activities people do when they are not working, to relax and enjoy themselves: Shares in the leisure sector have not performed so well this year. Hotels, airlines and other firms in the leisure industry may suffer. leisure activities/pursuits a leisure business/company/group a leisure complex/development leisure facilities
at (your) leisure when you want to and when you have time to: Developments in technology mean we can now do banking transactions at our leisure.
Translations of “leisure”
in Korean 여가…
in Arabic وَقْت الفَراغ…
in French loisir…
in Turkish boş vakit…
in Italian tempo libero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空閒,閒暇,休閒…
in Russian досуг, свободное время…
in Polish czas wolny, rekreacja…
in Spanish ocio, tiempo libre…
in Portuguese lazer…
in German die Freizeit…
in Catalan lleure…
in Japanese 自由時間…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空闲,闲暇,休闲…
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