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noun blessing pronunciation in American English /ˈblesɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] something good that you feel very grateful or lucky to have
    Having someone you can confide in is a real blessing.
    blessing for: The fine weather has been a blessing for farmers.
    it’s a blessing (that): It’s a blessing that your children live so near.
  2. 2
    [singular] permission or support for something
    give someone/something your blessing: The management has given its blessing to the new project.
    with someone’s blessing (=with someone’s support and approval): Mike finally gave up his stressful job with his wife’s blessing.



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