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abhor

verb [T]  us   /æbˈhɔr, əb-/ (-rr-)
to hate something or someone: His opponent abhors the death penalty.
abhorrence
noun [U]  us   /æbˈhɔr·əns, əb-, -ˈhɑr-/
She has an abhorrence of violence.
abhorrent
adjective  us   /æbˈhɔr·ənt, -ˈhɑr-/
His attitude of superiority is abhorrent.
Translations of “abhor”
in Vietnamese ghét cay ghét đắng…
in Spanish detestar, aborrecer…
in Thai เกลียดชัง…
in Malaysian benci…
in French abhorrer…
in German verabscheuen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憎惡, 憎恨, 厭惡…
in Indonesian membenci…
in Russian ненавидеть, не выносить…
in Turkish nefret etmek, iğrenmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 憎恶, 憎恨, 厌恶…
in Polish brzydzić się…
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