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adjective pleasant pronunciation in British English /ˈplez(ə)nt/
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  1. 1
    enjoyable or attractive in a way that makes you feel pleased and satisfied
    Well, this is a pleasant surprise!
    Seville is a very pleasant place to work.
    They spent a pleasant evening together.
  2. 2
    a pleasant person is friendly and behaves correctly in social situations
    Her husband seemed a very pleasant man.
    Charlotte is pleasant enough but not very reliable.
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    1. a.
      used about peoples behaviour
      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.
  3. 3
    pleasant weather is dry and neither very hot nor very cold
    The weather has been very pleasant on the whole.

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 pleasant pronunciation in British 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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