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dislike

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈslaɪk/ us  
B1 to not like someone or something: Why do you dislike her so much? [+ -ing verb] I dislike walking and I hate camping.
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dislike

noun uk   /dɪˈslaɪk/ us  
B2 [S or U] a feeling of not liking something or someone: She has a dislike of cold weather. Dad took an instant dislike to my new boyfriend.B1 [C usually plural] something that you do not like: His main dislikes about work are the noise and dust in the factory.
Translations of “dislike”
in Korean 싫어하다…
in Arabic يَكْرَه…
in French détester…
in Turkish nefret etmek, sevmemek, hoşlanmamak…
in Italian non gradire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不喜歡,討厭…
in Russian не любить…
in Polish nie lubić…
in Spanish no gustar, detestar, tener antipatía…
in Portuguese antipatizar, ter aversão a…
in German nicht mögen…
in Catalan tenir aversió a, sentir antipatia per…
in Japanese ~が好きではない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不喜欢,讨厌…
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