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dishonest

adjective uk   /dɪˈsɒn.ɪst/  us   /-ˈsɑː.nɪst/
B2 not honest: a dishonest lawyer a dishonest way of making money morally dishonest intellectually dishonest He's been dishonest in his dealings with us/about his past.
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dishonestly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
C1 The money was dishonestly obtained. She's been accused of acting dishonestly.
dishonesty
noun [U] uk   /-ˈsɒn.ɪ.sti/  us   /-ˈsɑː.nə.sti/
B2 Her dishonesty landed her in prison.
Translations of “dishonest”
in Arabic غَيْر شَريف, غَشّاش…
in Korean 부정직한…
in Malaysian tidak jujur…
in French malhonnête…
in Turkish sahtekâr, yalancı, düzenbaz…
in Italian disonesto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不誠實的,不老實的,不正直的…
in Russian нечестный…
in Polish nieuczciwy…
in Vietnamese không trung thực…
in Spanish deshonesto…
in Portuguese desonesto, desleal…
in Thai ไม่ซื่อสัตย์…
in German unehrlich…
in Catalan deshonest, fraudulent…
in Japanese 不正直な…
in Indonesian tidak jujur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不诚实的,不老实的,不正直的…
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