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daydreamnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdeɪˌdrim/
a set of ​pleasantthoughts about something that you would like to do or ​achieve, but which is not ​likely: I had a daydream that I’d ​win the ​roadrace.
daydream
verb [I]  us   /ˈdeɪˌdrim/
She would daydream in ​class about ​horsebackriding and other things she’d ​rather be doing.
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daydreamnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈdeɪ.driːm/  us   /ˈdeɪ.driːm/
daydream
verb [I] uk   us  
C1 Stop daydreaming and do some ​work!
daydreamer
noun [C] uk   /ˈdeɪ.driː.mər/  us   /ˈdeɪ.driː.mɚ/
(Definition of daydream from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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