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English definition of “abhor”

abhor

verb [T]  /æbˈhɔr, əb-/ (-rr-) us  
to hate something or someone: His opponent abhors the death penalty.
abhorrence
noun [U]  /æbˈhɔr·əns, əb-, -ˈhɑr-/ us  
She has an abhorrence of violence.
abhorrent
adjective  /æbˈhɔr·ənt, -ˈhɑr-/ us  
His attitude of superiority is abhorrent.
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