Definition of 'pleasure'
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You can get huge pleasure yourself from doing this. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Which brings us to whether or not you carry on with something if it gives you pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it would have felt slightly like a guilty pleasure clapping the other fella. The Sun (2016)It is one of the most gorgeous pleasures in life. The Sun (2016)That alone gives me so much pleasure. The Sun (2016)Instead of engaging with them, we take pleasure in shutting them down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you want a bit of fun in the Caribbean, why not mix an existing business with pleasure? Times, Sunday Times (2016)His family said that, despite dealing in the recovery of hundreds of millions of pounds, he delighted in simple pleasures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That was clearly duty rather than pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Few things would have given him more pleasure than being here today. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Mockingbird fans will find pleasure in character spotting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My mother devoted herself to restoring this pleasure ground. Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)Tube passengers consistently tell us how much pleasure they get from this simple idea. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is a small harbour handling ferries and pleasure boats. The Sun (2007)No one can possibly take any pleasure in the destruction that construction can cause. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cooking is one of the pleasures of my life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Writing of this calibre is a pleasure too good to spoil. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Much more accessible to the public were the concerts in the pleasure gardens themselves. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)You are ready to claim your fair share in business or pleasure. The Sun (2012)Not simply a means to obtain pleasure and enjoyment? The Passion of Michel Foucault (1993)She took no more pleasure or delight in the world. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Going to the cinema alone is a real guilty pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We need outside help to experience real pleasure. Christianity Today (2000)You could see the pleasure in his face. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We confuse happiness with pleasure and contentment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You experiment, venturing into new areas of activity and pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'pleasure'
British English: pleasure /ˈplɛʒə/ NOUN
If something gives you pleasure, you get a feeling of happiness, satisfaction, or enjoyment from it.
Everybody takes pleasure in eating.
- American English: pleasure
- Arabic: سُرور
- Brazilian Portuguese: prazer
- Chinese: 愉快
- Croatian: zadovoljstvo
- Czech: potěšení
- Danish: fornøjelse
- Dutch: plezier
- European Spanish: placer
- Finnish: ilo
- French: plaisir
- German: Vergnügen
- Greek: ευχαρίστηση
- Italian: piacere
- Japanese: 楽しみ
- Korean: 기쁨
- Norwegian: fornøyelse
- Polish: przyjemność
- European Portuguese: prazer
- Romanian: plăcere
- Russian: удовольствие
- Spanish: placer
- Swedish: nöje
- Thai: ความปิติยินดี
- Turkish: zevk
- Ukrainian: задоволення
- Vietnamese: thú vui
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