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English definition of “dislike”

dislike

verb [T]  /dɪsˈlɑɪk/ us  
to not like; to find someone or something unpleasant, difficult, etc.: I dislike the idea of leaving him home alone all evening.
dislike
noun [C/U]  /dɪsˈlɑɪk/ us  
[C] a dislike of flying
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