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regocijo
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regocijo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (elation)
a. joy
Los padres recibieron con regocijo a su hijo en la estación de tren.The parents welcomed their son with joy at the train station.
b. delight
Para mi regocijo, Elena había organizado una fiesta sorpresa.Much to my delight, Elena had organized a surprise party.
c. rejoicing
Existía un gran regocijo durante la boda.There was great rejoicing during the wedding.
2. (sadistic delight)
a. pleasure
Marta preguntó con regocijo por la ruptura de su ex.Marta asked with pleasure about her ex's break-up.
regocijos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (joyous event)
a. festivities (plural)
Se organizaron varios regocijos públicos para celebrar la victoria.Several public festivities were organized to celebrate the win.
b. celebrations (plural)
Los regocijos navideños crean un ambiente mágico en el pueblo.The Christmas celebrations create a magical atmosphere in the town.
c. rejoicing
Había regocijos durante una semana después de la boda de la princesa.There was rejoicing for a week after the princess's wedding.
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regocijo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. joy, delight
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regocijo
1 (alegría) joy; happiness; (júbilo) delight; elation
2 (regodeo) gloating;por over
3 regocijos (fiestas) festivities; celebrations
regocijos navideños Christmas festivities
regocijos públicos public rejoicing
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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