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adjective [not usually before noun] American English pronunciation: glad /ɡlæd/ 
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adjectiveglad
comparativegladder
superlativegladdest
  1. happy and pleased about something

    "We're having a great time." "I'm so glad."

    glad (that):

    I'm glad he finally called you.

    glad to see/hear/be, etc.:

    Maggie was glad to be home in her own bed.

    glad for:

    I'm so glad for him – he really wanted that job.

    glad about:

    She wasn't going to leave, and he was glad about that.

    See also  gladly

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