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ill will

noun [U] uk   us  
bad feelings between people because of things that happened in the pastbear sb ill will formal to be angry with someone because of something they have done: I bear him no ill will.
Translations of “ill will”
in Korean 악감정…
in Arabic سُوء نِيّة…
in Portuguese ressentimento, rancor…
in Catalan rancor…
in Japanese 恨み…
in Italian risentimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 敵意, 惡意, 憎恨…
in Russian недоброжелательность, неприязнь…
in Turkish kötü niyet, kin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 敌意, 恶意, 憎恨…
in Polish zła wola…
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