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“rejoice” in British English

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rejoiceverb [ I ]

uk /rɪˈdʒɔɪs/ us /rɪˈdʒɔɪs/ formal

to feel or show great happiness about something:

Everyone rejoiced at the news of his safe return.
She rejoiced in her good fortune.
[ + to infinitive ] I rejoiced to see that she had made such a quick recovery.

(Definition of “rejoice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“rejoice” in American English

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rejoiceverb [ I ]

us /rɪˈdʒɔɪs/ fml

to feel or show great happiness:

Everyone rejoiced at the news of his safe return.

(Definition of “rejoice” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)