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verb enjoy pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈdʒɔɪ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleenjoying
past tenseenjoyed
past participleenjoyed
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to get pleasure from something
    Do you enjoy cooking or do you just see it as a chore?
    enjoy doing something: I don’t enjoy going on holiday as much as I used to.
  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to have something as a benefit or advantage
    The hotel enjoys a magnificent view of the harbour.



a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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