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domingo, 15 de septiembre de 2013

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Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

joy /dʒɔɪ/n
  1. a deep feeling or condition of happiness or contentment
  2. something causing such a feeling; a source of happiness
  3. an outward show of pleasure or delight; rejoicing
  4. brit informal success; satisfactionI went to the bank for a loan, but got no joy
  1. (intransitiveto feel joy
  2. (transitiveobsolete to make joyful; gladden
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French joie, from Latin gaudium joy, from gaudēre to be glad
Principal Translations
joy n(delight)júbilo nm
 alegría nf
 regocijo nm
 deleite nm


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