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English definition of “cheer”

cheer

noun (HAPPINESS)    /tʃɪər/ US  /tʃɪr/
[U] formal or old-fashioned a feeling of happiness : The victory in the by-election has brought great cheer to the Liberal Democrats .Pleasure and happiness be of good cheer old use to be happy Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
(Definition of cheer noun (HAPPINESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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