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abhorverb [T]

 us   /æbˈhɔr, əb-/ (-rr-)
to ​hate something or someone: His ​opponent abhors the ​deathpenalty.
abhorrence
noun [U]  us   /æbˈhɔr·əns, əb-, -ˈhɑr-/
She has an abhorrence of ​violence.
abhorrent
adjective  us   /æbˈhɔr·ənt, -ˈhɑr-/
His ​attitude of ​superiority is abhorrent.
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Translations of “abhor”
in Spanish detestar, aborrecer…
in Vietnamese ghét cay ghét đắng…
in Malaysian benci…
in Thai เกลียดชัง…
in French abhorrer…
in German verabscheuen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 憎恶, 憎恨, 厌恶…
in Turkish nefret etmek, iğrenmek…
in Russian ненавидеть, не выносить…
in Indonesian membenci…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憎惡, 憎恨, 厭惡…
in Polish brzydzić się…
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