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English definition of “mistrust”

mistrust

verb [T] uk   /ˌmɪsˈtrʌst/ us  
to have doubts about the honesty or abilities of someone: I've always mistrusted politicians.
mistrust
noun [U] uk   us  
There is still considerable mistrust between the management and the workforce.
mistrustful
adjective uk   /-fəl/ us  
Voters are bound to be mistrustful of a government that has broken so many promises.
mistrustfully
adverb uk   /-fəl.i/ us  
(Definition of mistrust from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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