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Definition of rejoice verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive] (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rejoice
he / she / it rejoices
past simple rejoiced
-ing form rejoicing
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to express great happiness about something When the war ended, people finally had cause to rejoice. rejoice at/in/over something The middle class is rejoicing over the tax cuts. rejoice to do something They rejoiced to see their son well again. rejoice that… I rejoice that justice has prevailed.
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