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adjective pleased pronunciation in British English /pliːzd/
  1. happy and satisfied
    pleased with:

    It took a long time to complete the work, but I’m very pleased with the results.

    pleased with:

    Are you pleased with the way things went yesterday?

    pleased about:

    I’m really pleased about your new job.

    be pleased to do something:

    I’m pleased to announce the winners of the contest.

    be pleased to do something:

    You’ll be pleased to hear that Dave can’t come tonight!

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