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Polish translation of “temptation”

temptation

noun
 
 
/tempˈteɪʃən/
FEELING [C, U] B2 a feeling that you want to do or have something, although you know you should not
pokusa
[+ to do sth] I resisted the temptation to (= I did not) have another piece of chocolate cake.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attractionFeelings of desire
SOMETHING THAT TEMPTS [C] something that makes you want to do or have something although you know you should not
pokusa
He knew crime was wrong but the money was too great a temptation.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attractionFeelings of desire
(Definition of temptation from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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