aggravating Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “aggravating” in the English Dictionary

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uk   /ˈæɡ.rə.veɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/

aggravating adjective (ANNOYING)

informal annoying: I ​find him really aggravating.

aggravating adjective (MAKING WORSE)

formal or specialized law making something ​worse, such as a ​crime: Aggravating factors can ​affect the ​sentence set by the ​court.
(Definition of aggravating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aggravating”
in Chinese (Simplified) 恼人的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惱人的…
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