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American English: /rəˈdʒɔɪs/
British English: /rɪˈdʒɔɪs/

Translation of rejoice in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • alegrarse mucho
    regocijarse [literary]
    she rejoiced at the news
    la noticia la llenó de alegría
    se alegró mucho con la noticia
    to rejoice to + infinitivewe rejoiced to see her alive
    nos alegramos inmensamente de verla con vida
    to rejoice that [literary]
    alegrarse de que followed by subjunctive
    Example sentences
    • Blunsdon may be rejoicing at the recent decision to build a bypass for the village but compulsory purchase orders for the land required could threaten a number of businesses.
    • Can he really believe that this depiction of extreme violence, with Roman torturers rejoicing at what they do, will somehow make the world a better place?
    • Not everyone was rejoicing at Thompson's appointment, however.
    Example sentences
    • At the latter, another Scottish desk sergeant told me the head of the Scottish Flying Squad, who rejoiced in the name of Fletcher Catchpole, was celebrating his ‘collar’ in the next-door pub.
    • Yes, she grew up in Kikbirnie, heartland of the Ayrshire steelworks, where her school chums rejoiced in names like Lenin McKay and Joseph Stalin McGregor.
    • The client is an extremely rich businessman with a ‘Russian’ accent rejoicing in the name of PG Wodehouse.

transitive verb

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