aggravation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “aggravation” in the English Dictionary

"aggravation" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌæɡ.rəˈveɪ.ʃən/

aggravation noun (TROUBLE)

[C or U] (UK also informal aggro [U]) trouble or ​difficulty: I've been getting a lot of aggravation at ​workrecently. I don't need any more aggravation today. I'd ​complain to the ​manager but it's not ​worth the aggravation.

aggravation noun (MAKE WORSE)

[U] formal the ​act of making something such as a ​problem or ​injuryworse: Rest the ​affectedlimb to ​avoidfurther aggravation of the ​condition.
(Definition of aggravation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aggravation”
in Arabic تَفاقُم…
in Korean 악화…
in Portuguese agravamento…
in Catalan problemes…
in Japanese 問題, 悪化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻烦, 烦恼, 恼人的事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻煩, 煩惱, 惱人的事…
in Italian seccatura…
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