1.
to delight, to elate, to please
(Sounds a bit formal/high register. Primarily used when meeting someone new ("Sehr erfreut.") in a formal setting or in a negative context of someone not being pleased.)
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2.
to rejoice in, to take pleasure in
("sich + Acc erfreuen an+Dat" - not as high register sounding as the first meaning. Think of a person cheering themselves up by their hobby.)
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Root: *preu-
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