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adjective desirable pronunciation in British English /dɪˈzaɪrəb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    something that is desirable has qualities that make you want it
    a desirable place to live
    highly desirable: a highly desirable present for any child
    1. a.
      used for saying that you would like something to happen
      It is hardly desirable to sell alcohol at petrol stations.
      be desirable for someone/something to do something: It is desirable for every country to have access to the sea.


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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