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English definition of “caprice”

caprice

noun [C or U]     /kəˈpriːs/ literary
(the quality of often having) a sudden and usually silly wish to have or do something, or a sudden and silly change of mind or behaviour: The $300 million palace was built to satisfy the caprice of one man. → Synonym whimFeelings of desire
(Definition of caprice noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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