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adjective pleasant pronunciation in American English /ˈplez(ə)nt/
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  1. 1
    enjoyable or attractive in a way that makes you feel pleased and satisfied
    Seattle is a very pleasant place to work.
    They spent a pleasant evening together.
    Well, this is a pleasant surprise!
  2. 2
    a pleasant person is friendly and behaves correctly in social situations
    Her husband seemed like a very pleasant man.
    Charlotte is pleasant enough but not very reliable.
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    1. a.
      used about peoples behavior
      a pleasant smile
      She has a pleasant, cheerful manner.
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    2. b.
      used about places and situations
      The restaurant had a pleasant friendly atmosphere.

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 pleasant pronunciation in American English adverb
“Goodnight then,” she said pleasantly.
I was pleasantly surprised by the results of the survey.
The hotel is pleasantly decorated throughout.


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