abhor Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “abhor” in the English Dictionary

"abhor" in British English

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abhorverb [T not continuous]

uk   /əˈbɔːr/  us   /æbˈhɔːr/ (-rr-) formal
to ​hate a way of ​behaving or ​thinking, often because you ​think it is not ​moral: I abhor all ​forms of ​racism.
(Definition of abhor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"abhor" in American English

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abhorverb [T]

 us   /æbˈhɔr, əb-/ (-rr-)
to ​hate something or someone: His ​opponent abhors the ​deathpenalty.
noun [U]  us   /æbˈhɔr·əns, əb-, -ˈhɑr-/
She has an abhorrence of ​violence.
adjective  us   /æbˈhɔr·ənt, -ˈhɑr-/
His ​attitude of ​superiority is abhorrent.
(Definition of abhor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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