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English Definitionto wish for; to desire; hope
Simplified Script希望
Traditional ScriptSame
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective, (动) verb, (助动) auxiliary verb
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Worth having or seeking or achieving.
(名) As a noun
  1. The general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled.
  2. A cherished desire.
  3. Anticipating with confidence of fulfillment.
  4. Something that is desired.
(动) As a verb
  1. Feel or have a desire for; want strongly.
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