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dissatisfied

adjective uk   /ˌdɪsˈsæt.ɪs.faɪd/ us    /-ˈsæt̬.əs-/
B2 not pleased with something; feeling that something is not as good as it should be: If you're dissatisfied with the service, why don't you complain to the hotel manager?
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dissatisfaction
noun [U] uk   /dɪsˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.ʃən/ us    /ˌdɪs.sæt̬.əs-/
B2 At the moment she's experiencing a lot of dissatisfaction with her job.
Translations of “dissatisfied”
in Korean 불만족한…
in Arabic غَيْر راضٍ, مُسْتاء…
in Portuguese insatisfeito…
in Catalan insatisfet…
in Japanese 不満な…
in Italian insoddisfatto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不滿的,不滿意的…
in Russian неудовлетворенный, недовольный…
in Turkish tatminsiz, hoşnutsuz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不满的,不满意的…
in Polish niezadowolony…
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