nirvana

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /nɪəˈvɑːnə/
  • (US) IPA (key): /nɪrˈvɑːnə/
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Noun[change]

Singular
nirvana

Plural
none

  1. (Buddhism) When a person has reached nirvana, he no longer wants to have things.
  2. (Buddhism) When a person has reached nirvana, he is happy and at peace; enlightenment.
  3. When someone is at a nirvana, he is very happy and pleased; paradise.