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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   /-li/ us  
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 Korean 부정직한…
in Arabic غَيْر شَريف, غَشّاش…
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 Spanish deshonesto…
in Portuguese desonesto, desleal…
in German unehrlich…
in Catalan deshonest, fraudulent…
in Japanese 不正直な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不诚实的,不老实的,不正直的…
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