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English definition of “distrust”


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