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delighted

adjective uk   /dɪˈlaɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
B1 very pleased: a delighted audience Pat was delighted with her new house. I was delighted at/by your news. [+ that] I'm absolutely delighted that you can come. [+ to infinitive] We'd be delighted to come to dinner on Friday.
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delightedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “delighted”
in Korean 아주 즐거워 하는…
in Arabic سَعيد, مَسْرور…
in Portuguese encantado, satisfeitíssimo…
in Catalan encantat…
in Japanese 喜んで…
in Italian felicissimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高興的,快樂的…
in Russian довольный, радостный…
in Turkish memnun, sevinçli, keyifli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高兴的,快乐的…
in Polish zachwycony…
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