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de·lec·ta·tion  audio  (dlk-tshn) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. Delight.
  2. Enjoyment; pleasure.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English delectacioun, from Old French, from Latin dlectti, dlecttin-, from dlectus, past participle of dlectre, to please ; see delight


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