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angernoun [U]

uk   /ˈæŋ.ɡər/ us   /ˈæŋ.ɡɚ/
B2 a strong feeling that makes you want to hurt someone or be unpleasant because of something unfair or unkind that has happened: I think he feels a lot of anger towards his father, who treated him very badly as a child. There is a danger that anger at the new law may turn into anti-government feeling. The people showed no surprise or anger at their treatment. He found it hard to contain (= control) his anger.

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angerverb [T]

uk   /ˈæŋ.ɡər/ us   /ˈæŋ.ɡɚ/
(Definition of anger from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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angernoun [U]

us   /ˈæŋ·ɡər/
the feeling people get when something unfair, painful, or bad happens: You need to control your anger. He yelled at them in anger.
anger
verb [T] us   /ˈæŋ·ɡər/
His constant complaining only angered her.
(Definition of anger from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anger”
in Korean 화, 분노…
in Arabic غَضَب…
in Malaysian marah…
in French colère…
in Russian гнев…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怒,憤怒, 怒火…
in Italian rabbia…
in Turkish öfke, kızgınlık, hiddet…
in Polish gniew, złość…
in Spanish cólera, ira, enfadar…
in Vietnamese sự tức giận…
in Portuguese raiva, braveza…
in Thai ความโกรธ…
in German der Zorn…
in Catalan ràbia, còlera…
in Japanese 怒り, 憤り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怒,愤怒, 怒火…
in Indonesian kemarahan…
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