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English definition of “hate”

hate

noun [C or U]     /heɪt/
C1 an extremely strong dislike: She gave him a look of pure hate. The feelings of hate grew stronger every day.UK One of my pet hates (= one of the main things I dislike) is people who use your name all the while when they're speaking to you. → See also hatredFeelings of dislike and hatred
(Definition of hate noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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