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Definition: to enjoy, delight in

Il faut jouir de la vie - One must enjoy life

Les îles Caraïbes jouissent d'un bon climat - The Caribbean islands enjoy/have a good climate

Note: When used intransitively (with no object), jouir means "to orgasm"

Related: la jouissance - enjoyment, delight; jouisseur/euse (adj) - sensual

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