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distrust

noun [U]  /dɪsˈtrʌst/ us  
lack of trust or confidence: Many Americans have a deep distrust of advertising.
distrust
verb [T]  /dɪsˈtrʌst/ us  
According to this history book, John Adams, the second US president, hated and distrusted Britain.
distrustful
adjective  /dɪsˈtrʌst·fəl/ us  
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