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adjective delighted pronunciation in British English /dɪˈlaɪtɪd/

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  1. very happy, especially because something good has happened

    They broke into delighted laughter.

    delighted with:

    We're delighted with our new grandson.

    delighted (that):

    The family is delighted that the case is finally over.

    delighted to do something:

    I was delighted to see my old friends again.

    delighted at:

    The company is delighted at the response to its advertisement.

    absolutely delighted:

    I was absolutely delighted with the way things had turned out.

    1. a.
      formal very happy to do something

      I'd be delighted to tell you more about our work, if you have the time.

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