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noun desire pronunciation in British English /dɪˈzaɪə(r)/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something
    ordinary human needs and desires
    a desire to do something: his desire to join the army
    desire for: their desire for peace and stability in Europe
    have no desire for something/to do something: Young people have no desire to work for the government.
    desire that: the leaders’ desire that neither country should lose any territory
 

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