ˈlʌkʃərɪ сущ.
1) уст. разврат, распутство Syn : lechery, lust
2) а) богатство, пышность, роскошь to afford a luxury ≈ позволить (себе) роскошь pure, sheer luxury ≈ явная роскошь unaccustomed luxury ≈ непривычная роскошь in luxury ≈ в роскоши They lived in luxury. ≈ Они жили в роскоши. It was sheer luxury to relax on the beach. ≈ Отдыхать на берегу ≈ явная роскошь. б) предмет роскоши
3) большое удовольствие, наслаждение Can we afford the luxury of a second car? ≈ Мы можем позволить себе иметь вторую машину? to enjoy (a) luxury ≈ получать удовольствие, наслаждаться to enjoy the luxury of a hot bath ≈ наслаждаться горячей ванной to wallow in luxury ≈ кататься как сыр в масле роскошь - life of * роскошная жизнь - to live in (the lap of) * жить в роскоши - to be lapped in * утопать в роскоши - paintings are my only * единственная роскошь, которую я себе позволяю - это картины большое удовольствие, наслаждение - the * of a good book удовольствие, получаемое от хорошей книги предмет роскоши - perfumes and other luxuries духи и другие предметы роскоши - luxuries tax налог на предметы роскоши роскошный - * goods предметы роскоши - * apartment роскошная квартира (тж. * flat) ;
номер люкс ~ роскошь;
to live in luxury жить в роскоши luxury большое удовольствие, наслаждение;
the luxury of a good book удовольствие, получаемое от хорошей книги ~ предмет роскоши ~ роскошь;
to live in luxury жить в роскоши luxury большое удовольствие, наслаждение;
the luxury of a good book удовольствие, получаемое от хорошей книги

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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